[Python-Dev] rationale for the no-new-features approach

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Wed Mar 9 20:04:19 CET 2005

Anthony Baxter <anthony at interlink.com.au> writes:

> My google-fu returned, and I found the piece I was looking for earlier.
> This discusses (from an internal Sun perspective) some of the problems
> with Java. They make quite a big deal about the problem of changing
> code across minor releases. I recall (re)reading this at some point and it
> helped me clarify some ideas floating around in my head.
> http://www.internalmemos.com/memos/memodetails.php?memo_id=1321

Thanks for posting that, it was interesting.


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