[Python-Dev] nonlocal keyword in 2.x?

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Thu Oct 22 23:51:29 CEST 2009

> From the Django roadmap for supporting 3.0, using 2.6 as a stepping
> stone (and if 2.7 was a *better* stepping stone then it would make it
> easier):
>    http://groups.google.com/group/django-developers/msg/0888b1c8f2518059?

Is that still a current plan? It's from November 2008.

> This gets us to a situation where, about a year after the release of
> Python 3.0, Django will be ready to make the transition -- the only
> 2.x Python we'll be supporting is Python 2.6, and 2to3 plus manual
> effort and available supporting libraries should make it possible to
> also run Django on Python 3.0 either at that point or not long after.
> From there, 2.6 support can be dropped whenever convenient, and Django
> can move to running only on Python 3.x at whatever time is judged
> appropriate.

I would claim that this specific plan was ignoring opportunities
for migrating to Python 3.0. My Django port demonstrates that you
can very well support 2.3 and 3.0 simultaneously:



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