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Re: The looming Python 3(000) monster



On Fri, Dec 05, 2008 at 03:11:34PM +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 05, 2008 at 09:56:39AM -0500, Michael DeHaan wrote:
> > So it means we can't dual maintain code easily between two  
> > branches/versions.
> 
> Isn't it the case that you can use 3.x features in 2.6, using the
> 'from future import ...' syntax?

Which isn't much help if python 2.3, 2.4 and 2.5 don't support
'from future import' and you care about shipping stuff that works
on the 99% of deployed Linux boxes today which don't have 2.6
let alone 3.0.


Daniel
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