[Python-Dev] Python 3 design principles

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Wed Sep 7 10:59:56 CEST 2005

Collin Winter wrote:
> Am 31-Aug 05, Charles Cazabon <python at discworld.dyndns.org> schrieb:
>>Perhaps py3k could have a py2compat module.  Importing it could have the
>>effect of (for instance) putting compile, id, and intern into the global
>>namespace, making print an alias for writeln, alias the standard library
>>namespace, ... ?
> from __past__ import python2

If we ever get the ast-branch finished, then keeping a copy of the final 2.x 
parser around that targets the Python AST should actually be feasible, too.


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