[IronPython] IronPython 2.7.1 & 3.x Development

Jeff Hardy jdhardy at gmail.com
Mon Mar 14 09:11:19 PDT 2011


On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 7:50 AM, Vernon Cole <vernondcole at gmail.com> wrote:
> I was running a test of adodbapi -- IPy 2.7 RC2 ran it fine, but CPython 2.7
> had errors. I was starting to debug the CPython when I discovered that I was
> running the Python _3_ version of the test suite! The "error" was in the
> Unicode vs String logic. IronPython already does the right (P3k) thing.

Yep - the unicode support is the single biggest change in Py3k, and we
already support it. Pulling the new stdlib & tests in is easy as well.
There are some parser changes (function annotations) but even those
should be minor. I'm really optimistic.

- Jeff


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