[Python-3000] Any platforms we want to drop for Py3K?

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Fri Dec 22 03:40:47 CET 2006


Actually you *should* post this to python-dev. Let's be aggressive.
All of those look like we should've stopped supporting them years
ago... :-)

On 12/21/06, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
> I am starting to compile the list of modules to suggest for removal and I
> noticed that there are still a large number for platform-specific
> directories in Lib/.  I was wondering if we should consider some platforms
> for removal.
>
> The reason I am not sending this to python-dev is I figure we could possibly
> be a little bit more aggressive with the removal of support here.
>
> Anyway, I would think we could remove the following platforms:
>
> * AtheOS
> * BeOS
> * FreeBSD 2 (maybe more?)
> * IRIX
> * NeXT
> * OS/2
> * SunOS 5
> * UnixWare
>
> If any of these are not considered contraversial at all we can also
> deprecate for removal in Python 2.x.
>
> -Brett
>
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