[Python-Dev] a suggestion ... Re: PEP 383 (again)

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Thu Apr 30 10:25:57 CEST 2009

> CPython and IronPython are incompatible.  And they will stay
> incompatible if the PEP is adopted.
> They would become compatible if CPython adopted Mono and/or Java
> semantics. 

Which one should it adopt? Mono semantics, or Java semantics?

> Since both have had to deal with this, have you looked at what they
> actually do before proposing PEP 383?  What did you find?  



> Why did you choose an incompatible approach for PEP 383?

Because in Python, we want to be able to access all files on disk.
Neither Java nor Mono are capable of doing that.


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