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From: Dirkjan Ochtman <djc@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: RFC: Making backwards-incompatible tree changes | a solution for GLEP 55's problem
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2011 12:50:21 +0200
On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 12:28, Brian Harring <ferringb@...> wrote:
> Intent is to restore it to EAPI0- frankly it really depends on what
> the python teams intentions are for EAPI0, currently that support is
> marked to be removed on "06/2011".

We'd have to take a look at the complexity distribution, but I think
we can probably honor backwards compatibility a bit more than Arfrever
intended to.

> At some point I'll probably drop py2.4 support, but that's likely in
> the years time scale.  I'd like to do so at some point, but the gains
> aren't big enough to warrant it (plus I'd then be doing a shit ton of
> refactoring to py2.5 minimum afterwards).

We're seeing 2.4 support being dropped from packages at an increasing
pace since a few months.

Cheers,

Dirkjan


References:
RFC: Making backwards-incompatible tree changes | a solution for GLEP 55's problem
-- Alex Alexander
Re: RFC: Making backwards-incompatible tree changes | a solution for GLEP 55's problem
-- Duncan
Re: Re: RFC: Making backwards-incompatible tree changes | a solution for GLEP 55's problem
-- Rich Freeman
Re: Re: RFC: Making backwards-incompatible tree changes | a solution for GLEP 55's problem
-- Brian Harring
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