What's the status of Python 2.6 support?

Vincent Ladeuil v.ladeuil+lp at free.fr
Tue Dec 30 14:23:49 GMT 2008

>>>>> "Stephen" == Stephen J Turnbull <stephen at xemacs.org> writes:

    Stephen> Vincent Ladeuil writes:
    >> Do we really want to keep that code ? AIUI it makes sense only in
    >> environments where the default python is 2.3.  I don't think
    >> there are still older pythons around without a newer one
    >> available and I doubt that environments can still propose
    >> python-2.3 as the default python...

    Stephen> There are a lot of people still using Mac OS X 10.4
    Stephen> (at least, they do a lot of complaining about recent
    Stephen> Apple security releases breaking the world on
    Stephen> Apple's forums ;-).
    Stephen> Most likely those folks who are using bazaar are
    Stephen> also using MacPorts or Fink,

Or an upgrade from python.org and then run bzr from sources...

    Stephen> where the default is 2.4 by now and maybe 2.5 for
    Stephen> new installations of Python, but the system Python
    Stephen> is 2.3.

<blush> I'm still using OS X 10.4 ! But I upgraded my python so
long ago I totally forgot about it :-)

Thanks for the reminder !


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