On Feb 1, 2009, at 4:34 AM, Brian Candler wrote:

> Phlip wrote:
>> What did the transition from 1.6 to 1.8 look like?
>
> It was pretty easy. Little fundamental changed, but a bunch of new
> useful classes like StringIO were added, and you could get them in 1.6
> by adding the shim library.
>
> - some of us remain unconvinced about some of the new syntax, like the
> ugly -> lambda, and are still secretly hoping that they will be  
> removed
> :-)
>

I like the "stabby proc". Just be careful that you don't poke your eye  
out!

Blessings,
TwP