Python 3 is killing Python

alex23 wuwei23 at
Fri Jul 18 04:49:05 CEST 2014

On 17/07/2014 1:14 PM, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> There will never be a Python 2.8. When push comes to shove, the people
> bitching about Python 3 will not do the work necessary to fork Python 2.7
> and make a version 2.8.


The idea that forking and maintaining Python 2.8 is somehow _less 
effort_ than porting code to Python 3.x is batshit crazy. The Py2.8 
claims seem to me to be nothing more than a shallow attempt to blackmail 
the core devs.

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