[mod_python] Python 3.0/Guido and mod_python.

S.Hayles sh23 at leicester.ac.uk
Fri Apr 27 11:46:54 EDT 2007

My non-expert reading of this is that changes to built-ins need to be
isolated from other interpreters running in the same address space so 
they don't make mod_python unusable.

But I could be wrong.


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On Fri, 27 Apr 2007, Graham Dumpleton wrote:

> I'm too lazy to read and understand what the discussion is all about,
> but Guido makes reference to mod_python in a discussion about some
> extensions to Python 3.0 which if done would make it impossible to run
> mod_python with Python 3.0. The discussions are at:
> http://groups.google.com/group/Numpy-discussion/browse_thread/thread/e3dac7bd178c9b6d/4c8c70ceadbaa2bd?lnk=st&q=mod_python&rnum=10#4c8c70ceadbaa2bd
> An interesting quote from Guido is:
> """I would like to let users modify the built-ins, but such changes
> ought to be isolated from other interpreters running in the same
> address space. I don't want to be the one to tell the mod_python
> community they won't be able to upgrade to 3.0... """
> We will have to see what happens.
> Graham
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