[Mailman-Users] Now that Python 2 is dead

Mike Flannigan mikeflan at att.net
Thu Apr 11 13:05:02 EDT 2019

I'm surprised to hear there is so much migration in
Python with limited backward compatibility.?? Perl
has never had that problem.?? I almost never have to
modify my old code.?? I'd recommend you use Perl, but
everybody knows Perl is dead :-)


On 4/10/2019 6:03 PM, mailman-users-request at python.org wrote:
> Python 3.4 is not compatible with python 3.6 is not compatible with
> python 3.7 -- there is not guarantee you won't have to do the same dance
> again and again every couple of years. Quite the opposite, in fact.
> Ada (yes) and Go's the stated goal is to be long-term stable. Something
> that basically isn't broken, like MM2, wouldn't need to be fixed
> "because 2020".

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