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From Guillaume Laforge <glafo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: challenges through Java modules (aka jigsaw)
Date Fri, 27 Nov 2015 18:54:38 GMT
Furthermore, there are other languages like Scala which broke people's code
at every release, and they are still being used and haven't seen that much
fragmentation.

On Fri, Nov 27, 2015 at 7:17 PM, Russel Winder <russel@winder.org.uk> wrote:

> On Thu, 2015-11-26 at 21:05 +0100, Guillaume Laforge wrote:
> […]
> > compatibility, but the differences between Python 2 and 3 were much
> > bigger
> > that what we're speaking about here.
>
> It is time to put this Python 2 to Python 3 bogeyman into the dustbin
> of history. With Python 3.3 and later conversion of Python 2.7 codes to
> Python 3.x (x ≥ 3) codes is relatively straightforward unless your code
> is fundamentally based on a string of length 1 being a 8-bit byte
> (which is why Mercurial has a problem). No other Python 2 codes have a
> problem other than intransigence of the programmers.
>
> --
> Russel.
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