[Zope3-dev] What does python 3000 mean for zope?

David Pratt fairwinds at eastlink.ca
Fri Aug 31 19:58:21 EDT 2007

Hi. I am concerned about the announcement of python 3000 today that will 
break backwards compatibility. Zope and twisted are my favorite 
frameworks. The code base for both frameworks are not small. I haven't 
evaluated the changes but I can say this is a not great day for the 
python community either. I can see this dividing folks between present 
and future.

Particularly, I'm thinking about incompatibilities developing around 
packages and dependencies through some sort of drawn out transition by 
the python community that may take years. Has anyone thoughts or 
comments about python 3000 implications for zope? Unfortunately, my 
first thoughts are that Python 3000 feels like Y2K for python :-(. Many 


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