[Python-ideas] Namespaces are one honking great idea -- let's do more of those!
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Sun Feb 3 02:24:31 CET 2008
Guido asked that this thread be moved to python-3000. Reply-To set.
Greg Ewing writes:
> Adam Olsen wrote:
> > They also have often broken python code that depended on one or two
> > small details, and we haven't needed a new extension before.
> But we haven't had such major incompatibilities
> between versions before.
> At the least, I think the executable should only
> be installed as "python3", and never just "python"
> (unless you know what you're doing and ask for it).
I don't see any need to shorten "python3.0" to "python3".
Also, another exception should be if there is no other Python
installed. Then installing a link at "python" should be OK.
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