[Python-Dev] More deprecations

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Fri, 26 Apr 2002 14:26:35 -0400


> True and False are not hard to backport, but any new
> features which are not replicable in Python 2.1 should not
> go into the stdlib until we drop support for it. Then, if we
> do, Python 2.2 should become the new reference and so on.

I think that puts the priorities backwards.  If we can't develop the
stdlib beyond what's supported by 2.1 we might as well stop
developing.

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