Python 2.5 adoption

Gabriel Ibanez mobile at ibinsa.com
Sat Apr 19 00:32:00 CEST 2008


Debian Etch (stable) has Python 2.4


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Thomas Bellman" <bellman at lysator.liu.se>
Newsgroups: comp.lang.python
To: <python-list at python.org>
Sent: Friday, April 18, 2008 8:50 PM
Subject: Re: Python 2.5 adoption


> John Nagle <nagle at animats.com> writes:
>
>>     Desktop or server?
>
>>     If server, check what the major Linux distros, like Fedora
>> Core, are shipping with.
>
> For server, you should probably rather look at distros like
> RHEL/CentOS, Suse and Debian Stable.
>
> For what it's worth, Fedora 8 has Python 2.5, RHEL 5 ships with
> Python 2.4, and RHEL 4 has Python 2.3.  Suse and Debian, I don't
> know.
>
>>     Check major shared hosting providers to see what they're offering
>> to their customers as standard.
>
> I would expect that to often depend on what OS version they are
> using.  And RHEL/CentOS 4 is still quite common, so if you want
> to reach a large "customer base", make sure that your Python
> programs work with Python 2.3.
>
>
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