[Python-Dev] Re: Stability and change

Fredrik Lundh fredrik@pythonware.com
Sun, 7 Apr 2002 16:26:10 +0200

guido wrote:

> (2) Was the pain worth it, or would you prefer we'd spent more time on
>     being more backwards compatible?

fwiw, I think it would be a really good idea to decouple (large
portions of) the standard library from the interpreter core, and
keep the same code base running on multiple versions.

if not else, it would force the core developers to "share the
pain" ;-)