[Python-Dev] [RELEASED] Python 2.7 alpha 2

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Mon Jan 11 09:11:25 CET 2010

> I would guess over 99% of all Python code written doesn't run on
> Python 3.  Given that, I think it is premature to close the door on
> new major versions of Python 2.x. Also, we as a project should be
> careful not to present the image that Python 2.x will not be
> supported in the future.

Why that? It is a fact: 2.x will not be supported, in some future.
Should we lie to users?

>      After the Python 2.7 release, the focus of Python development
>      will be on Python 3.  There will continue to be maintainance
>      releases of Python 2.x.

It shouldn't say that, because it wouldn't be true.


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