will python 3000 break my code?

Gerrit Holl gerrit at nl.linux.org
Wed Mar 1 08:33:01 CET 2000

<quote name="Alex" date="951861012" email="alex at somewhere.round.here">
> > I wouldn't worry about that.  You won't have to throw or rewrite old
> > code, unless you want to take advantage of features in Python 3000.
> It wouldn't suprise me if some rewriting were needed.  For instance,
> Guido said that he will be changing the list.append method so that
> l.append(1,2) gives a syntax error.  That will mean that I am going to
> have to change a hundred or so lines of code.  

    1) l.append changes in Python 1.6, not in P3K,
    2) it's such a small change; it will be able to be done automatically,
    3) it's considered Bad Style to use multi-argument append, IMHO.



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