[cctbxbb] State of python3 support?
wright at esrf.fr
Mon Dec 13 09:59:24 PST 2010
Numpy is now supposed to be working with python 3.1. It seems the
conversion was not as difficult as feared, but they did have several
people working on it.
On 13/12/2010 18:30, Ralf W. Grosse-Kunstleve wrote:
> Hi Jan,
> I've been looking at Python 3 quite a bit. Currently it doesn't
> offer any advantages that would justify the fairly large investment
> in time needed for the conversion.
> IIUC not even numpy supports Python 3 yet.
> For Phenix we rely on a large number of additional packages,
> most importantly wxpython.
> I figure it will be several years still before it is realistic
> for us to switch over.
> ----- Original Message ----
>> From: Jan Marten Simons<marten at xtal.rwth-aachen.de>
>> To: cctbx mailing list<cctbxbb at phenix-online.org>
>> Sent: Mon, December 13, 2010 5:40:54 AM
>> Subject: [cctbxbb] State of python3 support?
>> as I've noticed from the changelogs cctbx is closely following python 2.x
>> releases. Now I wonder if there are plans to move over to python3 soon?
>> If I got it right, python 2.6 and 2.7 already offer most of python3 features
>> and syntax as optional modules, so that the code can be prepared in advance
>> (like converting print into print()-functions etc.
>>  has some ideas on why and how to do a port.
>> So I'm interested in your thoughts about python3 and cctbx.
>>  http://peadrop.com/blog/2009/04/05/porting-your-code-to-python-3/
>> With regards,
>> Jan M. Simons
>> Institute of Crystallography
>> RWTH Aachen
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