[Python-3000] Second betas tomorrow

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Tue Jul 1 22:43:17 CEST 2008


> I know it's good to follow the release plan, but it
> also may save you, the release manager, work for the third beta (which
> I think will be necessary if beta2 is released tomorrow).

Yes, there are a lot of things remaining to do before Python 3.0 is sufficiently
polished. For example, chained exception reporting isn't in yet (see

(and I thought I would propose revamping some of the exception-related APIs
after that last patch is committed... the (type, value, traceback) idiom has
become pointlessly cumbersome, and even rather strange because it can lead you
to override the exception's __traceback__ attribute)

By the way, Barry, did you read the thread about regexps behaviour vis-à-vis
bytes and unicode? Your advice was requested :-)
See http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-3000/2008-June/014247.html



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