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Mon Apr 18 17:31:31 CEST 2011

On 18/04/2011 05:37, harrismh777 wrote:
> In retrospect, in many ways this is why I am relatively patient with the
> Python3 development direction. While I think its non-compatibility may
> hurt in the short term, the long term goal of stream-lining the language
> will make for a much better Python future. Essentially, the python team
> said, "Look, python2 sucks... ," and then they went about figuring out
> what Python would look like had it been "designed" right in the first
> place. Whalla, Python3. So after years and years of practical experience
> with the language Python is getting the face lift it deserves, and is
> going to be one gorgeous lady when finished.
I think you mean "Voilà, Python3."

And I doubt that the Python team said "Look, python2 sucks...", but
rather "Look, Python2 has some cruft which needs to be removed".

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