[Python-porting] Porting guides in the Wiki

Benjamin Peterson musiccomposition at gmail.com
Sun Dec 7 16:15:22 CET 2008

On Sun, Dec 7, 2008 at 6:34 AM, Georg Brandl <georg at python.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've created two porting guide skeletons in the Wiki. The portal page

Excellent! Maybe we should all write blog posts advertising them?

>  http://wiki.python.org/moin/PortingToPy3k
> links to one page for Python code, one page for C code.  The C code one
> is currently a copy of the doc Benjamin wrote (which I completely forgot
> about).  It can serve as a good starting point.

It's definitely only a starting point. At the moment, it consists of
some crummy examples with minimal explanations.

> For the Python code one, I've just started a list of topics and pasted
> Martin's comments from psycopg2 porting.

With regards to the 2to3 portion of Python porting, is it sufficient
to link to the current 2to3 docs? Or should those actually be
integrated into the porting document?

> Perhaps we should also collect blog posts from module authors porting
> their modules?

It would be nice to have more real world examples like Martin's.

Benjamin Peterson
"There's nothing quite as beautiful as an oboe... except a chicken
stuck in a vacuum cleaner."

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