[Python-Dev] 3to2 Project

Benjamin Peterson benjamin at python.org
Tue Mar 31 04:29:12 CEST 2009

2009/3/30 Collin Winter <collinw at gmail.com>:
> If anyone is interested in working on this during the PyCon sprints or
> otherwise, here are some easy, concrete starter projects that would
> really help move this along:
> - The core refactoring engine needs to be broken out from 2to3. In
> particular, the tests/ and fixes/ need to get pulled up a directory,
> out of lib2to3/.
> - Once that's done, lib2to3 should then be renamed to something like
> librefactor or something else that indicates its more general nature.
> This will allow both 2to3 and 3to2 to more easily share the core
> components.

FWIW, I think it is unfortunately too late to make this change. We've
already released it as lib2to3 in the standard library and I have
actually seen it used in other projects. (PythonScope, for example.)


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