[pythran] Re: Python 3 support?

  • From: serge Guelton <sguelton@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pythran@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2014 16:04:13 +0100

On Thu, Nov 06, 2014 at 02:34:23PM +0000, Ian Ozsvald wrote:
> Hi all. I taught a 2 day High Performance Python course last week, I've
> upgraded all my material to Python 3.4. I talked about pythran along with
> giving demos of Numba, PyPy and focusing on Cython (these 3 all have Python 3+
> support).
> Do you have plans to support Python 3? Within 5 years Python 2.7 will be dead
> (the sunset date is 2020) and I get the feeling that increasingly people are
> shifting up to Python 3, then not looking back. I use Python 3.4 for all 
> client
> work now - sklearn, numpy, nltk, pymongo, pymysql etc all work fine using
> Anaconda.
> Ian.

Hi Ian,

so your feeling is that

1. Pythran should move to Python3;
2. Pythran should provide a conda build.

All these requests seems reasonable to me, although 1. will be quite
costly, as it (may) imply an ast change...

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