On 05/17/2018 08:53 PM, Matthias Klose wrote: > PEP 394  saw an update in April 2018 , the diffs at . > > The most important change from my point of view is > > -* It is suggested that even distribution-specific packages follow the > - ``python2``/``python3`` convention, even in code that is not intended to > +* It is strongly encouraged that distribution-specific packages use > ``python2`` > + or ``python3`` rather than ``python``, even in code that is not intended to > operate on other distributions. > > I don't think there is enough time to replace all python shebangs to python2 > in > time for the buster release, however there is no harm in starting this process > now. But I'd like to get this done for buster+1, in the case we still need to > ship a Python2/2.7, so that buster+1 doesn't ship with a python command, but > maybe with a python2 command.
I very much support this proposal, and don't understand why Scott and Piotr aren't (plus seemingly inventing things you haven't proposed). Cheers, Thomas Goirand (zigo)