[IPython-dev] [sympy] Treating Python 3 as a first-class citizen
Thu Aug 8 22:05:18 CDT 2013
So I noticed that 1.0.0 still installs ipython3 only. Did I convince
you guys to change the behavior? Fernando, what is your opinion?
On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 12:56 AM, Matthias BUSSONNIER
> Hey Brad,
> Le 6 août 2013 à 07:59, Bradley M. Froehle a écrit :
>> Hi Ondrej,
>> We've discussed making IPython natively support 2.x and 3.x in
>> the same code base [3,4], and while I don't see it on the roadmap
>> , its probably in several developers' minds in the somewhat
>> distant future. At the moment the lack of unicode literal support
>> in Python 3.2 is pretty much a showstopper, but once we require
>> Python >= 3.3 I don't see a technical reason why we couldn't have
>> a unified code base.
> No so distant future.
> Yes, we quickly spoke about it. The new unpublished roadmap is here :
> It should mainly be the job of Thomas that should arrives soon in the US.
> - Drop 2.6
> - Drop 3.2
> - Drop 2to3
> I think we will more do it along the way to 2.0 than in a pig PR that make all 2 and 3 compatible,
> like we don't want a single commit that makes everything pep-8 compliant (or it is painful for git-blame)
>> In the mean time, we should continue the judicious examination of
>> issues like this one which improve Python 3 end user experience
>> because Python 3 is the future and we are all going to have to
>> migrate there eventually.
> I Disagree:
>> "I don't know what the language of the year 2000 will look like, but I know it will be called Fortran." -- Tony Hoare
>> : http://lists.debian.org/debian-python/2013/07/msg00052.html
>> : https://github.com/bfroehle/rt2to3
>> : https://github.com/ipython/ipython/wiki/IPEP-4:-Python-3-Compatibility
>> : https://github.com/ipython/ipython/issues/2440
>> : https://github.com/ipython/ipython/wiki/Roadmap:-IPython
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