What's the status of Python 2.6 support?
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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