Python evolution: Unease
ville at spammers.com
Tue Jan 4 08:48:03 EST 2005
>>>>> "Paul" == Paul Rubin <http://phr.cx@NOSPAM.invalid> writes:
Paul> Ville Vainio <ville at spammers.com> writes:
>> Also, Python is not a monolithic entity. Guido certainly isn't
>> going to write a better IDE for Python, so the time used on
>> language features isn't removed from improving the
>> infrastructure around the language.
Paul> There aren't THAT many people working on Python. Any time
Paul> spent on feature X does tend to divert resources from
Paul> feature Y.
But the people working on wxPython, pygtk, pyqt, pydev, whatever, are
largely not the same guys that commit stuff to CPython CVS.
Paul> fully deployed. Too much of Python as we know it today is
Paul> shaped by the weirdness of CPython. We ought to be able to
Paul> get away from that.
Type declarations are a feature that might benefit IronPython and
Jython more than they would CPython.
Ville Vainio http://tinyurl.com/2prnb
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