[RFC] Adding Py3k support while maintaining compatibility with python <= 2.6

Renato Cunha renatoc at gmail.com
Thu Jun 3 11:36:39 CDT 2010


On Thu, Jun 03, 2010 at 10:23:13AM -0500, Matt Mackall wrote:
> Not sure I agree with that. In particular I know I won't be able to
> remember it and will find myself looking it up somewhere else every time
> I want to use it.
> 
> I'm beginning to think we might want to extend 2to3 for our purposes
> instead.

That's a possibility, indeed. I'm taking a look at Mark Pilgrim's Dive into
Python 3 [1] for some insights on how he ported a library that makes heavy use of
strings.

[1] http://diveintopython3.org/

Regards,
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Renato Cunha <http://renatocunha.com>
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