[Python-Dev] New workflow change: Welcome to blurb

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Sat Jun 24 12:27:21 EDT 2017

On 6/24/2017 11:57 AM, Larry Hastings wrote:
> On 06/24/2017 01:53 AM, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
>> Would you like to make it 3.5-compatible?  3.6 is quite young and not
>> all systems have it (e.g. Ubuntu 16.04, which many people use, has 3.5).
> Well, tbh I think that's a bit silly.  First of all, it shouldn't be 
> installed in your system-wide python3 interpreter.  Second, I assumed 
> core devs were compiling their own Python interpreters locally in their 
> account--in no small part so they can install any packages they want.  
> And finally, you're asking me to give up f-strings.
> If someone else wants to send me a PR getting it to work on 3.5, I'd 
> look at it.  I'm guessing it's really just f-strings but I can't say for 
> sure what else is a 3.6 dependency.

I believe cherry-picker also requires 3.6, for the same reason.

Terry Jan Reedy

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