[docs] Python2orPython3 sites dormant modules as a reason not to move to Python3
cclauss at bluewin.ch
Sun Sep 29 16:30:34 CEST 2013
https://wiki.python.org/moin/Python2orPython3 currently says:
"Popular modules that don't yet support Python 3 include Twisted (for networking and other applications), gevent (like Twisted, but different), and PIL (for processing images)."
But this obscures the reality that gevent and PIL are both dormant. There have been no gevent updates posted to pypi for more than a year. There have been no PIL updates in 4 years and the "friendly" fork named "Pillow" does support both Python 2 and 3 with similar or improved functionality. The Twisted community has work to do to but is already on a path to Python 3 compatibility. Pillow: https://pypi.python.org/pypi/Pillow/2.1.0
Python2or3 also says:
"For creating GUI applications Python 3 [...] has been supported by PyQt4 almost from the day Python 3 was released."
This will push potential users to the older PyQT4 instead of the more modern PyQT5.
Thanks for listening! CCC
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