[Numpy-discussion] Porting strategy for py3k
Thu Apr 23 23:19:06 CDT 2009
Robert Kern wrote:
> Doesn't the 2to3 tool do this conversion for you?
I have not seen it handling everything. It does not handle reduce, for
print reduce(lambda x, y: x+y, [1, 2, 3])
is translated to
print(reduce(lambda x, y: x + y, [1, 1, 1]))
I guess an alternative to a compat module would be to extend 2to3, or
maybe mixing the two approaches. My understanding is that 2to3 is
"optimized" to get a single codebase for python 2.6 and 3.x, but we want
to be compatible below (>=2.4).
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