How important is Python 1.5 compatibility?

Michael Hudson mwh at
Thu Jul 8 11:45:51 EDT 2004

jjl at (John J. Lee) writes:

> With new open-source library code, in the absence of a need for some
> major feature introduced later, I'd probably pick 2.2 now, because of
> the big changes from 2.1 to 2.2.  I can see why you might choose 2.0,
> 2.1 or 2.3 instead, though.  All depends on the audience you hope to
> reach, of course.

I can't think of a good reason for choosing 2.0.  Or, if you're
choosing right now, 2.2, really.


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