Library support for Python 3.x

exarkun at twistedmatrix.com exarkun at twistedmatrix.com
Wed Jan 27 20:23:36 CET 2010


On 07:03 pm, no.email at nospam.invalid wrote:
>aahz at pythoncraft.com (Aahz) writes:
>> From my POV, your question would be precisely identical if you had
>>started your project when Python 2.3 was just released and wanted to
>>know if the libraries you selected would be available for Python 2.6.
>
>I didn't realize 2.6 broke libraries that had worked in 2.3, at least 
>on
>any scale.  Did I miss something?

Lots of tiny things change.  Any of these can break a library.  With the 
3 releases between 2.3 and 2.6, there are lots of opportunities for 
these changes.  I don't know what you mean by "any scale", but I know 
that I've seen lots of things break on 2.6 that worked on 2.3, 2.4, or 
2.5.

Jean-Paul



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