[Python-ideas] PEP 3107 Function Annotations: interoperability (again)

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Wed Jan 3 23:06:29 CET 2007

On 1/3/07, Collin Winter <collinw at gmail.com> wrote:
> Unless someone comes up with a good interop solution before the Py3k
> release, I doubt my typechecking package will support annotation
> interop; I don't want to pick a mechanism,  only to have to roll
> another release when Zope or Twisted or some other big project pushes
> out their own solution.

> I will support annotations, though; that way, I can at least gather
> real-world usage data when users complain about not being able to use
> more than one annotation consumer : )

Those projects, due to sheer size, will be years behind you in their
adoption of Python 3000, so you still have an advantage if you change
your mind. Good luck!

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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