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[Python-Dev] (Looking for) A Retrospective on the Move to Python 3


On 2018-04-28, 01:33 GMT, Greg Ewing wrote:
>> In my opinion, the largest failure of Python 3 is that we 
>> failed to provide a smooth and *slow* transition from Python 
>> 2 and Python 3.
>
> Although for some things, such as handling of non-ascii text, it's
> hard to see how a smooth transition *could* have been achieved.
> Is it a failure if we don't succeed in doing the impossible?

+1

My experience told me that by far the biggest problem in porting 
M2Crypto was dealiing with complete mess which was whole 
string/bytes confusioin in py2k. I don't see how it could be 
overcame gradually.

Mat?j
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