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Re: The end of 2.7

From:  Maciej Fijalkowski <>
To:  Martin von Löwis <>
Subject:  Re: The end of 2.7
Date:  Sun, 7 Apr 2013 10:12:54 +0200
Message-ID:  <>
Cc:  "<>" <>
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On Sun, Apr 7, 2013 at 9:51 AM,  <> wrote:
> Quoting Lennart Regebro <>:
>> On Sun, Apr 7, 2013 at 7:11 AM,  <> wrote:
>>> Wrt. to the 3.x migration rate: I think this is a self-fulfilling
>>> prophecy. Migration rate will certainly increase once we announce
>>> an end of 2.7, and then again when the end is actually reached.
>> Well... People are in general *stuck* on Python 2. They are not
>> staying because they want to. So I'm not so sure migration rate will
>> increase because an end is announced or reached.
> I assume you say that because people rely on libraries that haven't
> been ported (correct me if there are other reasons to be stuck).

I'm stuck because I can't tell my users "oh, we didn't improve pypy
for the last year/6 months/3 months, because we were busy upgrading
sources you'll never see to python 3"


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