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Python 3.0 makes a big break

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 74.39.77.13] on October 16, 2008 02:07 PM
This is going to be a huge mess for us. We want to go to 3.0 but our hands are tied on this. We use Twisted, Beautiful Soup, Numpy, Scipy, Pygame, some visualization packages, and more I'm forgetting. We can't do much in the way of going even to 2.6 until that stuff gets there. And then it's going to take a long time for all those 3rd party packages/libs to go to 3.0. Some might not ever get there. I think this is going to stop us from going to 3.0 for at least 3 years, maybe even 5. And the worst part is that none of these 3rd parties talk squat about their plans for moving to 3.0. They have no statement of plans, no timeline, and a few of the libs haven't been updated in years. what a mess.

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