[IPython-dev] [sympy] Treating Python 3 as a first-class citizen

MinRK benjaminrk@gmail....
Fri Aug 9 12:07:05 CDT 2013


On Thu, Aug 8, 2013 at 8:05 PM, Aaron Meurer <asmeurer@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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?
>

I think it will happen, but this conversation started much too close to
release for anything to change in 1.0.  I doubt we would do it before the
single codebase switch,
and that won't happen before dropping support for 3.2 (probably either this
winter or next summer).


>
> Aaron Meurer
>
> On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 12:56 AM, Matthias BUSSONNIER
> <bussonniermatthias@gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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
> >> [5], 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 The new unpublished roadmap is here :
> > https://hackpad.com/IPython-Summer-2013-Development-Meeting-D1UR23usGnA
> > 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
> >
> > --
> > Matthias
> >
> >
> >>
> >> [1]: http://lists.debian.org/debian-python/2013/07/msg00052.html
> >> [2]: https://github.com/bfroehle/rt2to3
> >> [3]:
> https://github.com/ipython/ipython/wiki/IPEP-4:-Python-3-Compatibility
> >> [4]: https://github.com/ipython/ipython/issues/2440
> >> [5]: https://github.com/ipython/ipython/wiki/Roadmap:-IPython
> >>
> >> Cheers,
> >> Brad
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