[Python-ideas] Add from __experimental__ import bla [was: Should we move to replace re with regex?]
ethan at stoneleaf.us
Mon Aug 29 23:16:13 CEST 2011
> From the descriptions in this thread, it sounds like
> __experimental__ items will be pretty far on the way to inclusion. And
> maybe the only thing experimental about them is a few fine details that
> might be changed before release. (but probably won't be.)
> How often do you think things in __experimental__ will be aborted or
Rarely, I would think.
> Another way to think about "experimental" items is to use it in the way
> that science does. ie... An experiment designed to discover
> information, or test a very specific idea or theory. In that context,
> depending on the results of the experiment, a particular feature my be
> changed to take the results of the experiment into account.
I think that's exactly how it is being thought of -- the experimental
bit being primarily the API.
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