[PEAK] Anybody still using Python 2.3?

Kyle VanderBeek kylev at kylev.com
Fri Jul 31 14:42:57 EDT 2009

The only back-pressure you might get would be from RHEL4, which is still
python 2.3.  However, it is nearing its end of life and only promises
security updates.  In my mind, I wouldn't worry too much about it.

On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 9:59 AM, P.J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:

> I'm thinking about dropping support for Python 2.3 shortly.  Mainly, I'd
> like to start requiring Python 2.4 in the 0.7 series of setuptools, as this
> will allow me to drop some kludgery.
> In general, however, I'd also like to start dropping Python 2.3 support
> from other packages, with an emphasis on phasing out the quirkier aspects of
> DecoratorTools usage.  Also, 2.4 has built-in sets, threading.local,
> datetime, unittest-doctest support, etc. etc. -- all of which (and more)
> there are numerous backport kludges for in PEAK projects.
> Any thoughts?
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