[Python-Dev] The end of 2.7

Maciej Fijalkowski fijall at gmail.com
Sun Apr 7 10:12:54 CEST 2013

On Sun, Apr 7, 2013 at 9:51 AM,  <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
> Quoting Lennart Regebro <regebro at gmail.com>:
>> On Sun, Apr 7, 2013 at 7:11 AM,  <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
>>> Wrt. to the 3.x migration rate: I think this is a self-fulfilling
>>> prophecy. Migration rate will certainly increase once we announce
>>> an end of 2.7, and then again when the end is actually reached.
>> Well... People are in general *stuck* on Python 2. They are not
>> staying because they want to. So I'm not so sure migration rate will
>> increase because an end is announced or reached.
> I assume you say that because people rely on libraries that haven't
> been ported (correct me if there are other reasons to be stuck).

I'm stuck because I can't tell my users "oh, we didn't improve pypy
for the last year/6 months/3 months, because we were busy upgrading
sources you'll never see to python 3"


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