[Python-Dev] Deprecating builtin id (and moving it to sys())

Facundo Batista facundobatista at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 19:49:25 CEST 2005

On 8/17/05, Neil Schemenauer <nas at arctrix.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 17, 2005 at 06:37:11PM +0200, Reinhold Birkenfeld wrote:
> > As I can see, this is not going to happen before Py3k, as it is completely
> > breaking backwards compatibility. As such, a PEP would be unnecessary.
> We could add sys.id for 2.5 and remove __builtin__.id a some later
> time (e.g. for 3.0).

+1 for adding it to sys in 2.5, removing the builtin one in 3.0.

.    Facundo

Blog: http://www.taniquetil.com.ar/plog/
PyAr: http://www.python.org/ar/

More information about the Python-Dev mailing list