[Python-Dev] Re: Stability and change

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Mon, 08 Apr 2002 16:55:11 -0400

>     Guido> I think version dependency management is subject to the
>     Guido> Logajan paradox. :-(
> Can you state that succintly for us? :-)

Logajan wants all code he wrote for 1.5.2 to work in 2.0, 2.1, and so
on.  He also complains that a script written for 2.1 doesn't work in
2.0 (and no, that's not reversed!).  I conclude that he doesn't want
the language to change at all.

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