Is 3.0 worth breaking backward compatibility?

nnp version5 at
Sun Dec 7 22:31:59 CET 2008

Have a read of this

It's a response to questions similar to yours by James Bennett

On Sun, Dec 7, 2008 at 7:22 PM, walterbyrd <walterbyrd at> wrote:
> IMO: breaking backward compatibility is a big deal, and should only be
> done when it is seriously needed.
> Also, IMO, most of, if not all, of the changes being made in 3.0 are
> debatable, at best. I can not think of anything that is being changed
> that was really a "show stopper" anyway.
> At best, I am a casual python user, so it's likely that I am missing
> something.
> --


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