Backward compability older Python versions
jens at dataflake.org
Fri Mar 4 14:00:05 CET 2005
On Mar 4, 2005, at 12:13, Michael Ströder wrote:
> For various reasons it is difficult to support older versions of
> Python. Especially supporting 1.x is a pain with newer modules written
> in Python. Or there are some subtle changes regarding data types (long
> integers since 2.3 etc.).
> Now the question is which versions of Python are still used by the
> python-ldap community and should be supported?
> Personally I'd like to be drop support for any Python version earlier
> than 2.3. This would make it possible to use standard modules like
> sets and datetime which could make life easier.
As with the question of what OpenLDAP versions to support, I believe if
you are clearly marking the change it should be legitimate to go ahead
and do it. People with older OL/Python versions are advised to use
previous python-ldap versions.
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