On Dec 5, 2008, at 11:22 AM, Fred Drake wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 11:15 AM, Adam <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Is there a roadmap for getting ZODB to work on Python 3 or is that
>> beyond the realms of possibility?
>> Possibly, using a Python 2 ZEO server and connecting using a Python 3
>> ClientStorage?
> I can't speak for Jim, but here's my thoughts, anyway.
> The biggest hurdles for packages that have substantial test suites and
> development tool support (like ZODB) will be the availability of
> tools.
> At this point, setuptools and zc.buildout don't support Python 3 yet;
> until setuptools is available there's unlikely to be any movement to
> supporting Python 3 in the Zope world.
> Hopefully, someone will deal with that fairly soon, but I can't bring
> myself to hold my breath for it.

I suspect there are many holes/issues with the standard library. My  
impressions that many more liberties were taken with the standard  
library than with the language itself, but I haven't been able to pay  
very close attention.


Jim Fulton
Zope Corporation

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