[Twisted-Python] Python 3 support in Twisted: Request for relaxation of coverage requirements
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Tue Jun 19 13:29:53 EDT 2012
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On 06/19/2012 07:15 PM, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Jun 2012 08:55:51 -0700 Glyph <glyph at twistedmatrix.com>
>> On Jun 19, 2012, at 7:43 AM, Vladimir Perić wrote:
>>> there are basically two strategies: maintaining py2 code and
>>> using 2to3 when installing under py3, or maintaining a codebase
>>> which is compatible with both 2 and 3
>> Based on the experiences of other porters I have talked to, and
>> heard speaking on mailing lists, 2to3 still has yet to live up to
>> its promise, and a unified codebase is much more manageable.
>> That said, there are syntax changes ('except...as...' being the
>> big one) that make supporting 2.5->3 difficult, and only becomes
>> reasonable at 2.6->3.
> A shared codebase definitely isn't reasonable if you want to
> support Python 2.5. At least not for a project the size of
Support for 2.5 is dropped in the next release .
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