[Python-Dev] PEP 382: Namespace Packages
jnoller at gmail.com
Mon Apr 6 18:00:46 CEST 2009
On Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 9:26 AM, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
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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.
That *is* the official policy, but there was discussions around no
further backporting of features from 3.1 into 2.x, therefore providing
more of an upgrade incentive
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