python 3.0, pywin32 and scipy

Jean-Paul Calderone exarkun at
Fri Aug 3 01:36:43 CEST 2007

On Thu, 02 Aug 2007 23:07:12 +0200, "Diez B. Roggisch" <deets at> wrote:
>Jean-Paul Calderone schrieb:
>> On Thu, 02 Aug 2007 21:16:04 +0200, "Diez B. Roggisch"
>> <deets at> wrote:
>>> vml schrieb:
>>>> Hello,
>>>> I am trying to promote python in my job, my collegue only see matlab
>>>> and microsoft scripting language.
>>>> I understood that there willl be no backward compatibility between
>>>> python 2.x and 3.0, does it means that:
>>> [snip]
>>> You mean C#, the language that has seen 3 major revisions in the last 6
>>> years of existence, with C# 3 being announced already? And the .NET SDK,
>>> that happily strode along with that? Compared to python, that has been
>>> started in 1991 and now approaches it's third incarnation, I'd say
>>> python has a record of steadiness that surpasses that of MS-based tools
>>> by any means.
>> This is not a valid comparison.  In fact, C# 3 is completely backwards
>> compatible with C# 2, just as C# 2 was backwards compatible with C# 1.
>Does that also apply to the SDK?

I'm not really sure what the answer to that is.  I presume so, but perhaps
someone who has more C# experience can chime in.


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