[Python-Dev] Re: Stability and change

Andrew Kuchling akuchlin@mems-exchange.org
Wed, 29 May 2002 17:02:08 -0400

On Wed, May 29, 2002 at 04:44:20PM -0400, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>"""While the Python developers do their best to make every subsequent
>release backwards compatible with previous releases, in a system of
>this complexity, sometimes incompatibilities in odd corners of the
>language are unavoidable.  While we expect that these will affect only

I don't like this text, because the section on porting should also
mention changes such as 'yield' becoming a keyword.  Changes like that
are hardly accidental, and hardly in an obscure corner.  I'll try to
come up with a different leading paragraph.