The 3 in 2013 is for Python 3
I tend to like projects that everyone else hates, e.g.:
Part of this has to do with repetition. I know how to do these things, and I like doing them. Over and over. If someone says, “my Data.fs file is broken” I get excited. Anyway, I hope you get the idea.
Which brings me to the subject of this post: Python 3 Porting. I’ve been helping out porting the Python Imaging Library to Python 3 (via the Pillow fork, where I am the release manager). And it strikes me as the type of thing I’d be very interested in doing professionally. So, if you or your company are in need of a “workhorse” to plow through old code and update it, I am your man. Please do get in touch.
Now I know what you are thinking: porting Python 2 software to Python 3 is a lot of work for little gain. Maybe. Maybe not. I’m not going to try to convince you otherwise, however I will tell you this:
So, there is no time like the present to take a serious look at Python 3.