[Python-Dev] A house upon the sand
Sun, 26 Nov 2000 13:35:12 +0200
"M.-A. Lemburg" wrote:
> Christian Tismer wrote:
[favorizing a standard]
> > > Mark Lutz wrote:
[standard, to avoid confusion]
> Ok. Maybe I misunderstood Mark... if what he wants is a language
> definition like e.g. the one for Java and its VM then I agree.
> This would be a good thing. OTOH, I don't see much of a point
> in giving the user a feeling of fixed standards when we are
> constantly talking about ways to break code ;-) (e.g. take the
> Py3K upgrade path PEP).
Whatever other feelings come into play, a standard would
be a good thing, IMHO.
Aside, the PERL world is thinking into this direction as well.
See this rosler article (also interesting concerning Python:)
Since Python is so much cleaner and smaller (still?), this
is a chance to be the winder here.
ciao - chris
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