[Python-Dev] readd u'' literal support in 3.3?
chrism at plope.com
Thu Dec 8 07:10:44 CET 2011
On Thu, 2011-12-08 at 01:02 -0500, Benjamin Peterson wrote:
> 2011/12/8 Chris McDonough <chrism at plope.com>:
> > On the heels of Armin's blog post about the troubles of making the same
> > codebase run on both Python 2 and Python 3, I have a concrete
> > suggestion.
> > It would help a lot for code that straddles both Py2 and Py3 to be able
> > to make use of u'' literals.
> Helpful or not helpful, I think that ship has sailed. The earliest it
> could see the light of day is 3.3, which would leave people trying to
> support 3.1 and 3.2 in a bind.
Right.. the title does say "readd ... support in 3.3". Are you
suggesting "the ship has sailed" for eternity because it can't be
supported in Python < 3.3?
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