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Re: The looming Python 3(000) monster



2008/12/10 Toshio Kuratomi <a badger gmail com>:
> Les Mikesell wrote:
>> Arthur Pemberton wrote:
>>>
>>>> Well, most of the active members of the Python SIG have chimed in on
>>>> this, and we're all channeling Frankie.
>>>>
>>>> Now, I do believe this is an important subject and we do need to gauge
>>>> the impact Python 3000 has on Fedora, but I believe that we are grossly
>>>> unequipped to do so at this time. I'd like to revisit this topic in
>>>> about a year (perhaps sooner, depending on circumstances), but for now
>>>> everyone just relax.
>>>
>>>
>>> Just to  be clear, does that mean no Python 3.0 in parallel either?
>>
>> How do you expect people to modify and test their own code without a
>> parallel install?
>>
> As stated multiple times, the initial port will be to python-2.6+ with
> python-3 features turned on.  Then we'll see where we're at.
>
> It's possible that the remaining porting work will be small at that
> point and we can migrate easily.  It's also possible that it's still a
> major undertaking to go from py-2.6 w/ python-3 features to py3.  But we
> won't know until code starts being ported so there's no use trying to
> guess what we need to do now.
>
> -Toshio

I think he meant "unofficial" work, as in not official porting of
packages. Just regular dev work.

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