[Python-Dev] Slow down...
On 2018-05-07 19:49, Craig Rodrigues wrote:
> Would it be reasonable to request a 10 year moratorium on making changes
> to the core Python language,
> and for the next 10 years only focus on things that do not require core
> language changes,
> such as improving/bugfixing existing libraries, writing new libraries,
> improving tooling, improving infrastructure (PyPI),
> improving performance, etc., etc.?
> There are still many companies still stuck on Python 2, so giving 10
> years of breathing room
> for these companies to catch up to Python 3 core language, even past
> 2020 would be very helpful.
I don't see how a 10 year moratorium will help those still on Python 2,
given that Python 2.7 has been around for almost 8 years already, by
2020 it will have been 10 years, and it was made clear that it would be
the last in the Python 2 line.