[Python-Dev] PEP 3003 - Python Language Moratorium

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Thu Nov 5 23:18:46 CET 2009

On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 14:20, Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis
<arfrever.fta at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009-11-03 18:35:10 Guido van Rossum napisał(a):
>> I've checked draft (!) PEP 3003, "Python Language Moratorium", into
>> SVN. As authors I've listed Jesse, Brett and myself.
>> On python-ideas the moratorium idea got fairly positive responses
>> (more positive than I'd expected, in fact) but I'm bracing myself for
>> fierce discussion here on python-dev. It's important to me that if if
>> this is accepted it is a "rough consensus" decision (working code we
>> already have plenty of :-), not something enforced by a vocal minority
>> or an influential individual such as myself. If there's too much
>> opposition I'll withdraw the PEP so as not to waste everybody's time
>> with a fruitless discussion.
>> The PEP tries to spell out some gray areas but I'm sure there will be
>> others; that's life. Do note that the PEP proposes to be *retroactive*
>> back to the 3.1 release, i.e. the "frozen" version of the language is
>> the state in which it was released as 3.1.
> Does moratorium allow to add support for e.g. 'from __future__ import yield_from'
> in Python 3.2?



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