Python 3 is killing Python
steve at pearwood.info
Thu Jul 17 05:16:00 CEST 2014
On Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:41:38 -0700, Rick Johnson wrote:
> I personally know of few major software developers, who whilst
> "shopping" for a scripting language for their API, wanted to integrate
> Python because of it's clean syntax and auto-encapsulation, but they
> where forced to choose *another* language because of all the headaches
> that backwards incompatibility of Python 3000 would induce in the users
> of the API.
I call bullshit. Name names. Name projects.
If they are "shopping" for a scripting language, that means they don't
have one yet. Which means their users have no existing scripts that need
to be ported from Python 2 to 3. Whatever language is chosen, whether it
is Ruby, Lua, Python 3 or something else, its all equally as new.
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