[Python-3000] octal literals PEP

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Mon Apr 30 19:52:49 CEST 2007

On 4/30/07, Steven Bethard <steven.bethard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/30/07, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> > On 4/30/07, Jim Jewett <jimjjewett at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Guido had set an Apr 30 deadline for Py3000 PEPs that can't be
> > > implemented in pure python.
> >
> > I don't recall limiting the deadline in that way. Is this a general
> > understanding?
> FWIW, my understanding was only standard library changes would be
> allowed after Apr 30. I don't recall hearing anything about "pure
> python" vs. otherwise, but I guess "pure python" corresponds to
> "standard library"...?

Not at all. There's a whole slew of C extensions that are considered
part of the standard library.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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