Python 2.2 Support has been officially dropped (was Re: [Twisted-Python] Python 2.2 Support)

Thomas HERVE therve at
Tue Dec 27 09:45:48 EST 2005

Quoting Jean-Paul Calderone <exarkun at>:

> Patches that remove usage of the string module will surely be accepted. :)

It would be good : I count 94 occurences of string import in the trunk. I'll
open a topic.

> Patches that introduce object as a base class may not be.  Classic 
> classes behave differently than new-style classes.  It is not always 
> possible to replace the former with the latter while maintaining API
> compatibility.

Ok, thanks for your answer. I miss new-style class for mainly one thing : the
automatic __init__, great for subclasses.


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