Attack a sacred Python Cow

Nikolaus Rath Nikolaus at rath.org
Tue Jul 29 10:20:07 CEST 2008


Bruno Desthuilliers <bdesth.quelquechose at free.quelquepart.fr> writes:
> Nikolaus Rath a écrit :
>> Michael Torrie <torriem at gmail.com> writes:
>
> (snip)
>
>>> In short, unlike what most of the implicit self advocates are
>>> saying, it's not just a simple change to the python parser to do
>>> this. It would require a change in the interpreter itself and how it
>>> deals with classes.
>>
>>
>> Thats true. But out of curiosity: why is changing the interpreter such
>> a bad thing? (If we suppose for now that the change itself is a good
>> idea).
>
> Because it would very seriously break a *lot* of code ?

Well, Python 3 will break lots of code anyway, won't it?


Best,

   -Nikolaus

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