[Python-Dev] PEP 382: Namespace Packages

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Mon Apr 6 15:26:24 CEST 2009


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On Apr 6, 2009, at 9:21 AM, Jesse Noller wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 2, 2009 at 4:33 PM, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> wrote:
>> On 2009-04-02 17:32, Martin v. Löwis wrote:
>>> I propose the following PEP for inclusion to Python 3.1.
>>
>> Thanks for picking this up.
>>
>> I'd like to extend the proposal to Python 2.7 and later.
>>
>
> -1 to adding it to the 2.x series. There was much discussion around
> adding features to 2.x *and* 3.0, and the consensus seemed to *not*
> add new features to 2.x and use those new features as carrots to help
> lead people into 3.0.

Actually, isn't the policy just that nothing can go into 2.7 that  
isn't backported from 3.1?  Whether the actual backport happens or not  
is up to the developer though.  OTOH, we talked about a lot of things  
and my recollection is probably fuzzy.

Barry

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