Re: Please do not drop Python 2 modules
- Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 15:21:16 +0200
- From: Wouter Verhelst <wouter@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Please do not drop Python 2 modules
On Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 09:16:06AM +0200, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> On 04/24/2018 07:39 AM, Vincent Bernat wrote:
> > ❦ 23 avril 2018 23:54 +0200, Thomas Goirand <zigo@xxxxxxxxxx> :
> >> Isn't 10 years of Python 3 enough time for a migration?
> > Python 3.3, the first release people could reasonably start migrating
> > to, is from 2012. Before that, it was very difficult to have a codebase
> > compatible with Python 2 and Python 3. Debian Wheezy didn't have
> > it. Python 3.4 was released with Debian Jessie (3 years ago). So, people
> > didn't have 10 years to migrate.
> I do remember having done some work to have babel working on Python 3.2.
> It is my opinion that it was already possible to port to 3.2 when it was
> there, and that's one release earlier in Debian (ie: wheezy).
Still, wheezy is from may 2013; that's (soon to be) 5, not 10 years.
Could you people please use IRC like normal people?!?
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