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Den 2012-02-20 09:04:45 skrev Johan Bergström <bugs@...>:
> Good day all,
> with Python 2.4 being removed and all (anyone seen complaints about
> this, btw?),
> I'd like to discuss the removal of Python 2.5.
> Although 2.5 was one of those versions that started to be useful, I
> really see no
> reason to just keep it around "just because".
> Did a quick glance in the tree and couldn't find a package that only
> on python:2.5 specifically. Please correct me if I'm wrong.
> The question is therefore: why keep python 2.5 in tree?
There're quite a few people developing for Python 2.5 (for other target
platforms) using Gentoo. Just as I know one guy who programs for RedHat
(with Python 2.4) using Gentoo ~amd64.
Though I'm not developer, I hold that there's no call to remove old Python
versions from tree: declare them unsupported, or mask, but don't remove
until it's too burdensome.