[Python-Dev] Is 4.0 a major breaking changes release?

Dan Stromberg drsalists at gmail.com
Sat Feb 3 17:51:09 EST 2018


On Sat, Feb 3, 2018 at 2:40 PM, Alex Walters <tritium-list at sdamon.com> wrote:
> I am still working on porting code from 2.x to 3.x.  As of late on the lists
> I've seen comments about making somewhat major changes in 4.0 - now I'm
> concerned that I should pause my porting effort until that is released.  Is
> python 4 going to be another python 3?

https://www.curiousefficiency.org/posts/2014/08/python-4000.html

Python 0.x to 1.x was a small change.
Python 1.x to 2.x was a small change.

I doubt there'll be anything as important as str -> (bytes, unicode)
to merit a breaking change.


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