Blog "about python 3"

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Dec 30 22:29:00 CET 2013


On 30/12/2013 20:49, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Dec 2013 19:41:44 +0000, Mark Lawrence wrote:
>
>> http://alexgaynor.net/2013/dec/30/about-python-3/ may be of interest to
>> some of you.
>
> I don't know whether to thank you for the link, or shout at you for
> sending eyeballs to look at such a pile of steaming bullshit.
>
> I'd like to know where Alex gets the idea that the transition of Python 2
> to 3 was supposed to be a five year plan. As far as I know, it was a ten
> year plan, and we're well ahead of expectations of where we would be at
> this point of time. People *are* using Python 3, the major Linux distros
> are planning to move to Python 3, the "Python Wall Of Shame" stopped
> being a wall of shame a long time ago (I think it was a year ago? or at
> least six months ago). Alex's article is, basically, FUD.
>
> More comments will have to follow later.
>

http://nuitka.net/posts/re-about-python-3.html is a response.

-- 
My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask 
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence




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