Python 3 is killing Python

Dan Stromberg drsalists at gmail.com
Fri Jul 18 05:34:25 CEST 2014


On Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 7:49 PM, alex23 <wuwei23 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
>
>
> +1
>
> The idea that forking and maintaining Python 2.8 is somehow _less effort_
> than porting code to Python 3.x is batshit crazy.

Probably.

I'd say that if anything kills Python, it'll be the people who are
afraid of a small dose of positive change.



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