Should non-security 2.7 bugs be fixed?

Zachary Ware zachary.ware+pylist at
Sun Jul 19 04:48:36 CEST 2015

On Sat, Jul 18, 2015 at 9:13 PM, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at> wrote:
> I understand the general problem quite well.  But feeling that one would
> have to do a 2.7 backport after writing, editing, or reviewing a 3.x patch
> can discourage doing a review in the first place. I am at that point now
> with respect to Idle patches.

I wonder if it would be worth the significant one-time effort to port
IDLE to 2/3, so that future bugfixes/improvements don't require any
extra effort than testing them with all versions.


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