[Python-Dev] PEP 11: Dropping support for ten year old systems
brett at python.org
Mon Dec 6 00:26:05 CET 2010
On Sun, Dec 5, 2010 at 14:14, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> On Sun, 05 Dec 2010 22:48:49 +0100
> "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
>> I'd like to tighten PEP 11, and declare a policy that systems
>> older than ten years at the point of a feature release are not
>> supported anymore by default. Older systems where support is still
>> maintained need to be explicitly listed in the PEP, along with
>> the name of the responsible maintainer (I think this would currently
>> only cover OS2/EMX which is maintained by Andrew MacIntyre).
>> Support for such old platforms can then be removed from the codebase
>> immediately, no need to go through a PEP 11 deprecation cycle.
>> The other major system affected by this would be Windows 2000, for which
>> we already decided to not support it anymore.
> Is there any 2000-specific code (as opposed to XP-compatible)?
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