[Python-Dev] PEP 3003 - Python Language Moratorium

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Sun Nov 8 01:16:47 CET 2009

On Fri, 6 Nov 2009 08:46:00 pm Willem Broekema wrote:

> CLPython is in steady development, quite complete and stable on the
> language level (somewhere between 2.5 and 2.6), but missing most
> built-in library functionality. (It reuses the pure-Python parts of
> the stdlib.)
> As its developer, I don't care much about being mentioned in
> discussions or presentations, as CLPython is not as widely used as
> IronPython and Jython. But in a PEP like this, which is directly
> about alternative implementations, it deserves to be mentioned, IMHO.

Willem, the rationale for this PEP is to give alternative 
implementations the chance to catch up with CPython.

Given your statement that CLPython is quite complete on the language 
level, but missing standard library features, how do you think the 
moratorium will help CLPython?

Steven D'Aprano

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