[Python-Dev] Volunteer help with porting
steve at holdenweb.com
Sun Sep 12 18:49:06 CEST 2010
On 9/7/2010 10:15 AM, Michael Foord wrote:
> On 07/09/2010 15:02, exarkun at twistedmatrix.com wrote:
>> On 01:33 pm, phd at phd.pp.ru wrote:
>>> Hello. Thank you for the offer!
>>> On Tue, Sep 07, 2010 at 06:36:10PM +0530, Prashant Kumar wrote:
>>>> My name is Prashant Kumar and I wish to contribute to the Python
>>>> process by helping convert certain existing python
>>>> over to python3k.
>>>> Is there anyway I could obtain a list of libraries which need to be
>>>> over to python3k, sorted by importance(by importance i mean
>>>> packages which serve as a dependency for larger number of packages
>>>> more important).
>>> As there is already Python 3.2 alpha, the core of Python has already
>>> been ported - and this mailing list is for discussion of development
>>> of the
>>> very Python, not about working on 3rd-party libraries.
>> How about the email package?
> Right, and there are other standard library modules (cgi, ftplib,
> nntplib, etc) that either need fixing or auditing as to how they handle
> bytes / strings.
Including, to my certain knowledge, the mailbox handling code, though
writing code to read them sequentially is fairly easy.
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