Guido rethinking removal of cmp from sort method
paddy3118 at googlemail.com
Tue Apr 5 00:46:10 EDT 2011
On Tuesday, April 5, 2011 2:16:07 AM UTC+1, harrismh777 wrote:
> Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> > I prefer to consider Python 2.7 and Python 3.x as different dialects of
> > the same language. There are a very few handful of incompatibilities,
> > most of which can be automatically resolved by the 2to3 fixers.
> Yes, I am actually finding this to be consistent with my experience of
> trying to come up to speed with 3.2. I have been relieved to find that
> less has changed than the fear-mongering and bickering was leading me to
> Another item that would be nice as an IDLE enhancement would be a menu
> option that applies the fixers (either direction depending on version
> 2.7 <--> 3.2) right in the IDE. Entries that could not be fixed could be
> flagged for manual update.
> If there are good tools for app developers to use to make the transition
> smoother then the development community won't get their ear chewed off
> so ragged, I'm supposing.
Hats off and three cheers to the developers and python community as a whole, as some are down to sugesting easier access to 2<->3 rather than OMG! How do I port!!
Now that is an excellent sign that Python works.
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