[Python-Dev] Timeout for PEP 550 / Execution Context discussion

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Sun Oct 15 23:12:38 EDT 2017

On 16 October 2017 at 11:33, Yury Selivanov <yselivanov.ml at gmail.com> wrote:

> Stage 2. When Python 3.7 is out, we'll see how people use execution
> contexts for async code and collect feedback.  If we recognize that
> Python users want execution contexts for generators/asynchronous
> generators, we'll make a new PEP to add support for them in Python
> 3.8.  That future discussion will be focused on generators
> specifically, and therefore I expect it to be somewhat more focused.

As long as it's made clear that the interaction between context variables
and generators is formally undefined in 3.7, I think that's reasonable -
folks that want to ensure the current behaviour indefinitely should keep
using thread locals rather than switching over to context variables.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia
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