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James McDermott
James McDermott

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🐍 Python4: What should it do differently?

Dev discussion on what Python4 should do differently from it's predecessor.

I'll start - I'm hoping that migrating from 3to4 is simpler than 2to3 was 🤞

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Alexandre Jacques

My take would be on performance. Saw a lot of people/companies ditching Python stating that it was not performant.

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James McDermott

Personally would like to see some overall performance increase, unsure how much room there is left in that with Python though.

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Waylon Walker

How does it compete with something like node that uses the v8 engine and gets orders of magnitude more development funding per year?

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Waylon Walker

I have been falling deeper in love with type hinting in python!

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James McDermott

I actually quite enjoy it, I never thought I'd come around to it but I'd like to see it enforced from now too!

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Waylon Walker

I think turning on the pywright extension in vscode helped warm me up and get ready for full strict mypy.

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Michiel Hendriks

Get rid of unprintable semantics 😁

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James McDermott

Yeah in all honesty this irks me a lot, would like to see a change :P

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Waylon Walker

I think turning on the pywright extension in vscode helped warm me up and get ready for full strict mypy.

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