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Re: The end of 2.7

From:  Maciej Fijalkowski <fijall-AT-gmail.com>
To:  Martin von Löwis <martin-AT-v.loewis.de>
Subject:  Re: The end of 2.7
Date:  Sun, 7 Apr 2013 10:12:54 +0200
Message-ID:  <CAK5idxSLkYgbqyuYoM1+MenLKa=nOFCfXwXdb_O-uNmtdHL0sA@mail.gmail.com>
Cc:  "<python-dev-AT-python.org>" <python-dev-AT-python.org>
Archive-link:  Article

On Sun, Apr 7, 2013 at 9:51 AM,  <martin@v.loewis.de> wrote:
>
> Quoting Lennart Regebro <regebro@gmail.com>:
>
>> On Sun, Apr 7, 2013 at 7:11 AM,  <martin@v.loewis.de> 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"

Cheers,
fijal


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