[Python-Dev] 2.6 and 3.0 tasks
musiccomposition at gmail.com
Sun Mar 16 17:57:32 CET 2008
On Sun, Mar 16, 2008 at 11:44 AM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 16, 2008 at 11:26 AM, Benjamin Peterson
> <musiccomposition at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 16, 2008 at 10:23 AM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org>
> > > > PyString -> PyBytes ...
> > >
> > > -1. This will make merging code from 2.6 harder, and causes more work
> > > for porting C extensions.
> > There was a thread about this a few weeks ago:
> > http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2008-March/077339.html
> > We can still do the renaming, but alias PyString to PyBytes.
> That's a rather long thread. Was any conclusion reached? I'm not sure
> how introducing a set of aliases will help merging 2.6 code to 3.0.
> Can you or Christian describe the proposed approach in more detail?
As far as I can see, no objections were raised in that thread.
Christian explained the probable approach:
> --Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/<http://www.python.org/%7Eguido/>
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