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Re: The looming Python 3(000) monster



On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 3:30 PM, Bill Nottingham <notting redhat com> wrote:
> Kevin Kofler (kevin kofler chello at) said:
>> I think migrating without shipping parallel versions of Python at any point
>> is a completely unrealistic dream. Just look at how many packages still
>> depend on qt3 and kdelibs3, and how there are still packages depending on
>> gtk+-1.2 even when plans for GTK+ 3 are already ongoing.
>
> The packages that still depend on GTK1 are all effectively dead, IMO. At some
> point, you have to cull the corpses.

Also, GTK+ 3 is not likely anytime soon, and by soon I mean anytime
before the next 5 years.  The discussions so far have a similar
motiviation as Python 3000; effectively a housecleaning without any
really compelling reason to jump.


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