[Python-Dev] Status of Python 3.6 PEPs?

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Tue Jul 12 12:01:53 EDT 2016

On Tue, 12 Jul 2016 at 02:27 Victor Stinner <victor.stinner at gmail.com>

> Hi,
> I see many PEPs accepted for Python 3.6, or stil in draft status, but
> only a few final PEPs. What is happening?

> [SNIP]

> "PEP 519 -- Adding a file system path protocol"
> https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0519/
> => accepted
> [SNIP]
> It looks like os.fspath() exists, so the PEP is implemented. Its
> status should be Final, but the PEP should also be mentioned in What's
> New in Python 3.6 please.

I'm gong to mark the PEP as final once we finish implementing it (still
need to update os.path: http://bugs.python.org/issue27182). Considering we
have updated the PEP once already based on implementation lessons I don't
want to rush flipping its state.

As for not being in What's New, I have a tracking issue and that doesn't
need to happen by b1 so I'm not spending time on it yet (

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