[Python-3000] Any platforms we want to drop for Py3K?
brett at python.org
Fri Dec 22 21:07:25 CET 2006
On 12/21/06, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> 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... :-)
OK, moved it over along with the two comments that came in on this thread.
> 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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