[Python-Dev] Removing support for little used platforms

Aahz aahz@pythoncraft.com
Tue, 26 Nov 2002 11:02:46 -0500


On Tue, Nov 26, 2002, Martin v. L÷wis wrote:
>
> I'd really suggest to follow the strategy of PEP 11 here: Trying to
> build Python on one of these systems produces a build error, which can
> be easily removed by uncommenting it. People can then decide to not
> build Python, or offer to volunteer as maintainers for the platform.
>
> If nobody volunteers, the code will be removed in Python 2.4.
>
> I believe this is more effective than posting a note on the website.

+1 (speaking as one webmaster, but not speaking for all webmasters)
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