Unicode [was Re: Cult-like behaviour]

MRAB python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Mon Jul 16 19:03:22 EDT 2018


On 2018-07-16 21:59, Marko Rauhamaa wrote:
> Tim Chase <python.list at tim.thechases.com>:
>> While the python world has moved its efforts into improving Python3,
>> Python2 hasn't suddenly stopped working.
> 
> The sword of Damocles is hanging on its head. Unless a consortium is
> erected to support Python2, no vendor will be able to use it in the
> medium term.
> 
> Given the recent events, maybe that's exactly what's going to happen. A
> business consortium will take it on themselves to support and enhance
> Python2 ad infinitum. I wouldn't be surprised.
> 
> (Although it might make me regret my knee-jerk porting effort.)
> 
In open source, it's up to those with the itch to scratch it.

Someone finally did, and it's called Tauthon.


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