[Python-Dev] 2.7 is here until 2020, please don't call it a waste.

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sat May 30 12:58:11 CEST 2015

On Sat, 30 May 2015 18:55:20 +1000
Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 30 May 2015 10:46, "Alexander Walters" <tritium-list at sdamon.com> wrote:
> >
> > Python is a giant cache-miss generator.  A little performance boost on the opt-code dispatch isn't going to change that much.  If we really do care about improving python to do less environmental damage, then that is a discussion we should be having on it's own merits.  It was really out of place, even in this tangenty thread.
> I think the way core development gets funded is entirely on topic for
> the main core development mailing list, we just historically haven't
> discussed it openly, even though some of us have been advocating for
> various improvements to arrangements behind the scenes. I personally
> consider becoming more transparent about how we go about that process
> to be a good thing.

The way this so-called discussion is taking place feels much less like
an actual discussion than an aggressive push for a change in maintenance
policy. Guido has already taunted Ian Cordasco out of contributing.



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