Unicode [was Re: Cult-like behaviour]

Marko Rauhamaa marko at pacujo.net
Tue Jul 17 01:37:34 EDT 2018


Tim Chase <python.list at tim.thechases.com>:

> On 2018-07-16 23:59, 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.
>
> Wait, but now you're talking about vendors. Much of the crux of this
> discussion has been about personal scripts that don't need to
> marshal Unicode strings in and out of various functions/objects.

In both personal and professional settings, you face the same issues.
But you don't want to build on something that will disappear from the
Linux distros.


Marko


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