[Twisted-Python] Dropping Python 2.4 support on Windows after 10.1
kevin.horn at gmail.com
Wed Jun 9 15:29:31 EDT 2010
On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 11:20 PM, <exarkun at twistedmatrix.com> wrote:
> Hey all,
> I would like to propose that after Twisted 10.1 is released, we cease to
> claim support for Python 2.4 on any version of Windows. This seems
> reasonable to me considering that Python 2.5 was first released in
> September of 2006 and that either Windows Python installations can be
> upgraded easily or very likely no upgrades are possible at all
> (specifically, no upgrades of Twisted).
> The motivation for this is that we do not have the hardware resources to
> continue to test Twisted on Python 2.4 on Windows, particularly
> considering we will shortly want to begin testing on Python 2.7 on
> Windows. If Windows/Python 2.4 support is important enough to anyone
> that they can offer to host the build slaves necessary to continue
> testing, then I'll withdraw the suggestion.
> Lastly, I am not proposing dropping Python 2.4 support on any other
> platform (ie, Debian and Fedora).
It would be nice to keep it if possible, but if it's a choice between a
buildslave for 2.4 and one for 2.7, then 2.7 really needs to take priority.
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