python 2.6 packages in python 3.0

Chris Rebert clp2 at
Tue Jun 2 04:01:52 EDT 2009

On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 12:51 AM, ssd <cdsd at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I usually works with packages like pyserial, numpy, mathplotlib,pyUSB, etc..
> When is planned that these packages are supported in Python 3.0?

That would depend on the individual packages and their maintainers.
Check their respective websites. There is not, as of yet, any
concerted/coordinated effort to port third-party libraries to 3.0.

> Seen this i would say that is not recommendable to use Python 3.0 at the
> moment? most of 2.6 packages are not available, not working in python 3.0.

Yes, that's basically the state of things at the moment. We're in a
transitional phase while people port everything to Python 3.0 and/or
wait for the libraries they require to be ported to 3.0.


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