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On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 07:45:05AM -0500, Eric V. Smith wrote:
Channeling Nick, I'd say that LTS support should come from commercial third parties, such as OS vendors. I agree with Antoine: it's not something we want to impose on the core devs. How much fun is 2.7 maintenance?
Are there any core developers who have Patreon accounts for monthly donations? Examples from more Linux-y projects:
I think this is the next frontier for Python maintenance; we need full-time core maintainers, no third parties are funding any such developers, and the PSF doesn't seem interested in pursuing that.