[wingide-users] Python 3.0

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Thu Dec 4 09:18:09 MST 2008


Wingware Support wrote:
> Crend King wrote:
>> Since Python 3.0 is released today, I wonder does Wing IDE officially 
>> support it or not? I tried on my computer, and got errors about "no 
>> Python installed". If not, do Wing IDE team has plan to support it soon? 
>
> Wing does not yet support Python 3.0.  I can't comment on any time line
> for supporting it, as the work still involves too many unknowns.  I did
> do some preliminary work on the debugger a while back (during 3.0 alpha
> series) and ran into some fundamental changes in the threading code
> that are probably a good example of the things we'll have to solve to
> get the debugger working:  It's not just a question of running 2to3
> on the Python code and tweaking the extension modules, but there are
> basic functional changes that make a difference for the fairly low
> level code in the debugger.  I'm hoping maybe some of those have gone
> away since 3.0 alpha, but I don't know yet.
>
> I can't comment on what it'll take to make the source analyzer work since
> I've not looked into that yet.  That may be easier, and it may not. ;-)
>
> Are you more concerned about the source analysis / completion / etc or
> the debugger?
>
I would find just source code analysis and autocomplete very helpful.

Thanks

Michael

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