[Python-Dev] 2.7 Release? 2.7 == last of the 2.x line?

ssteinerX@gmail.com ssteinerx at gmail.com
Tue Nov 3 18:35:16 CET 2009

On Nov 3, 2009, at 12:23 PM, Guido van Rossum wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 9:04 AM, James Y Knight <foom at fuhm.net> wrote:
>> If that happens, it's not true that there's *nowhere* to go. A  
>> solution
>> would be to discard 3.x as a failed experiment, take everything  
>> that is
>> useful from it and port it to 2.x, and simply continue development  
>> from the
>> last 2.x release. And from there, features can be deprecated and then
>> removed a few releases later, as is the usual policy.
>> Been there, done that, on a couple other projects. It's unfortunate  
>> when you
>> have to throw out work you've done because it failed to gain  
>> traction over
>> the thing you tried to replace, but sometimes that's life.
> I'm not ready for that yet. I think there's plenty of time before we
> have to agree to such a bleak view. In the mean time let's do
> something practical like help NumPy port to Py3k.

Or, for example, Django...


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