[Distutils] Timeframe of 2.0 again?

Jeremy Hylton jeremy at zope.com
Fri Oct 24 12:27:27 EDT 2003


> On Wed, Oct 22, 2003 at 11:39:23PM +1000, Anthony Baxter wrote:
> > and standard library? If so, what minimum version of python should I
> > code for? I figure either Py2.1 or Py2.3 - I see no reason to stop at
> > 2.2 - 2.3 is really just 2.2 with additional bugfixes &c.
>
> Last time this argument went around (in May) MAL argued for Python 2.0.
> I have no problem with that, though stopping at 2.2 also makes sense; it
may
> be the old version, but it's still widely deployed.
>
> --amk

+1 from me.

I'm more in favor of more recent versions, but I'd be happy with anything
that didn't need a future statement for nested scopes.

Jeremy




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