PEP238 and zope

Guido van Rossum guido at
Wed Jul 25 12:00:20 EDT 2001

Tom Jenkins <tjenkins at> writes:

> Yes zope is typically much more aggressive in breaking old zope code, 
> but the breakage is typically in the security mechanisms not in the 
> underlying fundamentals.  It also means I have to try and minimize the 
> effects.  Quite frankly I thought python code in our Python Methods was 
> safe.

You can rest in peace now.  The float division won't become the
default before Python 3.0.

> my-naivete-astonishes-even-me-sometimes-ly yours

It's one of your most charming personality traits. ;-)

--Guido van Rossum (home page:

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