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Re: The looming Python 3(000) monster



On Fri, December 5, 2008 8:19 am, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> 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.

For heavens sake, the world is not falling.

If you don't want to use the new features, just don't use them.


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