Proposal for .py2, py3, etc. extensions. Was: A way to accommodate laguage changes

Guido van Rossum guido at
Wed Jul 25 01:42:06 EDT 2001

philh at (phil hunt) writes:

> >> From: James Logajan [mailto:JamesL at Lugoj.Com]
> >>
> >> In the interest of proposing a solution everyone can live with, may I
> >> suggest adoption of new module name extensions? A module 
> >> named "module.py2"

Not bad; could save a lot of trouble indeed, if the change to the
default is made with Python 3.0.

--Guido van Rossum (home page:

More information about the Python-list mailing list