Attack a sacred Python Cow

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

Bruno Desthuilliers <bdesth.quelquechose at> writes:
> Nikolaus Rath a écrit :
>> Michael Torrie <torriem at> 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?



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