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

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Nov 3 19:25:14 CET 2009

>> I would be really surprised if 2.7 would simplify porting to 3.x. How
>> could that possibly work?
> The only things I can think of that would go into this category are
> features like:
> - PEP 3118, revised buffer protocol. If the buffer API that numpy
>   uses is not present in py3k (I'm no expert on the subject, but
>   it seems this way from a recent thread on python-dev), then if
>   they could move to PEP 3118 in 2.7 their migration to 3.x would
>   be easier

But only if NumPy would drop support for 2.x, for x < 7, right?
That would probably be many years in the future.


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