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Re: Has Debian abandoned Python?

On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 21:53, Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> wrote:
> Sandro Tosi <morph@debian.org> writes:
>> So, three months are passed since the last email to the original thread
>> and 1 week from this last ping, and there are still no public
>> information about the "currently discussion ongoing about how to move
>> forward".
>> Nice, let's keep this hidden, so that only the secret cabal knows about
>> it, and the Debian community can be kept in the dark. Way to go.
> A bunch of work towards a Python 2.6 transition seems to be happening
> (says someone who doesn't use much Python but who fixed reported bugs with
> Python being built against 2.6 by default in a package upload a week ago).

yes, that's right: a huge amount of work was done by people from debian-python.

> Maybe the group of people doing that work should also be the people who
> decide when Python 2.6 will be uploaded, if the current maintainer isn't
> able or willing to coordinate the work for whatever reason?

Yes, that would be awesome in theory, still quite difficult (or seen
as rude) in reality.

Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
My website: http://matrixhasu.altervista.org/
Me at Debian: http://wiki.debian.org/SandroTosi

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