[Python-Dev] Should I postpone PEP 558 (locals() semantics) to Python 3.9?

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Fri May 31 06:20:59 EDT 2019

On Fri., 31 May 2019, 6:34 pm Nathaniel Smith, <njs at pobox.com> wrote:

> I wouldn't mind having a little more breathing room. It's frustrating
> to miss the train, but these bugs are several decades old so I guess
> nothing terrible will happen if their fixes get delayed to 3.9.

And I could put that extra time to good use, as starting to flesh out the
proxy implementation showed that we're missing a lot of scaffolding to help
make it easier to define new low level mapping types without duplicating a
lot of code.

I'll update the PEP headers accordingly.


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