[Python-Dev] C-API status of Python 3?
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Sat Mar 1 21:14:03 CET 2008
Stefan Behnel wrote:
> I would like to know how stable the C-API of Python 3 is, or what the expected
> release level (beta?) would be at which I can expect it to stabilise. What is
> the plan here?
> The background is Cython, which will need to support Python 3 one day or
> another, so I wanted to know from which point on it will make sense to start
> thinking about a migration plan.
The 3.0 API isn't stable yet. I plan to rename some of the functions
before the first beta is released. Currently the naming schema is too
PyUnicode - str
PyString - bytes
PyBytes - bytearray
The documentation for the PyString functions is outdated and IIRC the
PyBytes docs are non existing.
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