[Python-Dev] Python Library Support in 3.x (Was: email package status in 3.X)

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Sat Jun 19 15:11:40 CEST 2010


>> This anti-Py3 rhetoric is damaging to the community and needs to stop.
>> We're moving forward toward Python 3.2 and beyond, complaining about
>> it only
>> saps valuable developer time (including your own) from getting these
>> libraries you need ported faster.
>
> No, it's not damaging. Critical self-evaluation is a useful tool.

It's useful only if constructive. Stating a problem is, in itself,
just frustrating. One needs to accompany it with proposals of actions.

In the specific case, I'm optimistic, though. 2.7 will be the last
release of 2.x, so it will then be easier to focus on fixing the 3.x
bugs.

Regards,
Martin


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