Module updating plans for Python 3.1: feedparser, MySQLdb

John Nagle nagle at
Fri Aug 7 21:06:47 CEST 2009

Buck wrote:
> I use MySQLdb quite a bit in my work. I could volunteer to help update
> it. Are there any particular bugs we're talking about or just a
> straight port to 3.0?

    It's a non-trivial port.  There's a release candidate for Python 2.6;

but that was back in March and hasn't advanced since then.

There's an unofficial port of MySQLdb to
Python 2.6 for Windows.  See

The MySQLdb developer says that conversion to 3.0 is hard, and he's busy
doing other things.

					John Nagle

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