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Re: Please do not drop Python 2 modules




On Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 11:54:51PM +0200, Thomas Goirand wrote:
>...
> Right now, the only reason I'm keeping Python 2 support within a number
> of packages in OpenStack, is because one of our team member wrote he's
> using Python 2 in his company, and that we never finished the
> conversation as to when we can remove that support. So we're doing here
> a favor, but I'm not sure that's a favor to Debian.
>...

I thought there was a technical reason why OpenStack packages
had to drop Python 2 support.

The existence of this team member is actually a good sign that there
will be many more users whom you would cause problems without these
Python 2 modules.

In practice "problems" might often imply "you cannot upgrade to buster"
or "you cannot use Debian".

> Cheers,
> 
> Thomas Goirand (zigo)

cu
Adrian

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