[Python-checkins] r80728 - in python/branches/py3k: Misc/NEWS configure configure.in

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Tue May 4 00:00:37 CEST 2010

Eric Smith wrote:
> Martin v. Löwis wrote:
>>> +  OSF*) AC_MSG_ERROR(OSF* systems are deprecated unless somebody
>>> volunteers. Check http://bugs.python.org/issue8606) ;;
>> Minor nit: it is actually not up to us to deprecate(*) OSF/1 - we just
>> don't _support_ it anymore, in Python.
>> Unless a native speaker (of English) would like to see that rephrased,
>> it can stay, though (IMO).
> Perhaps "Support for OSF* systems is ending. Check http:// ...".

Jesus's basic phrasing is OK, but I agree with Martin that the word
"deprecated" should be swapped for the word "unsupported".


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