No PyPI search for 3.x compatible packages

Neil Hodgson nyamatongwe+thunder at gmail.com
Fri Jul 31 00:47:35 CEST 2009


Francesco Bochicchio :

> Are you sure? I note that for example pygtk has as language tags both
> C and python. So maybe a C extension
> for python3 would have both C and python 3 as language tags.
> 
> I suspect that the 109 packages you found are the only ones obf the
> 4829 which works with python3 (but I hope
> to be wrong ).

   There are 523 packages marked with Python :: [2, 2.1, ...] and I hope
more than that work with Python 2.x.

   What I would like to encourages is adding Python :: 3 or a more
specific minimum supported version classifier to packages that support
Python 3. I wouldn't want to go to the level of adding a classifier for
each version of Python supported since a package will often stay valid
when a new Python is released.

   Neil



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