Python 3.0

Josh Boyer jwboyer at
Mon Sep 3 18:18:00 UTC 2007

On Mon, 03 Sep 2007 12:48:32 -0500
"David G. Mackay" <mackay_d at> wrote:

> Which has been done.  My concern is that the resistance to a compat
> package at Fedora seems to be pretty much unfounded.  I've looked at
> Bugzilla entries for python 2.4.x in FC6, as well as entries for some of
> the compat-gcc pakages from the past.  If there's been abuse and
> activity generated by past compat-gcc packages, I've found little
> evidence in Bugzilla.  The activity for python 2.4.x has also been
> minimal, so I don't see why you would suddenly expect a barrage of
> action for the compat package.  If I've overlooked something, then by
> all means, please let me know.

I'm not going to rehash all the arguments again.  Look at the
zope/plone thread from a while ago.

> It was tried.  As it stands, Zope and Plone, which were availabe in
> Extras for FC6, aren't available directly, and probably won't be for F8.

Certainly won't be for F8 release.  Maybe if Zope and Plone can run on
python 2.5/2.6 soon then they can be added as updates for F8 and in F9.


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