Why is the Migration to #Python 3 Taking So Long?
(The conclusion is kinda obvious, if you are in the field long enough.)
@juliobiason Has Python officially adopted, "Learn nothing from Perl" as their motto yet?
@tfb Not sure if that's the same thing.
Perl 6 tried to change the language itself, while Python 3 changed an underlying property (Strings being unicode) that forced the major rewrite.
Sure, the results can be comparable, but the reasoning behind each is completely different.
@juliobiason Oh sure, I agree. But Perl learned the lesson and decided to properly maintain P5 to avoid creating a disaster, whereas Python seems determined to getting to the disaster.
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