> My idea was to set the policy as : when a new major Django version is released, it supports all current supported versions of Python.
I agree with this — more or less... Python 3.5 is officially supported for the entire life of Django 3.0. (It goes EOL a month after Django 3.0) (c.p  vs ) : https://devguide.python.org/#status-of-python-branches : https://www.djangoproject.com/download/#supported-versions So I think we SHOULD support Python 3.5 for Django 3.0. (Yes, push forward, but pushing people off of supported versions seems a bit over-zealous, and I think we'll be shooting ourselves in the foot, due to the need to repeatedly handle, probably valid, pushback.) However Django v3.1 will be released JUST A MONTH before Python v3.5 goes EOL. As such I don't want to support it there. So, phrasing... maybe... as a draft: "Typically, we will support a Python version unless it will be end of life before the corresponding version of Django is outside of mainstream support. For example, Python 3.5 security support ends September 2019, whilst Django 3.1 ends mainstream support in April 2021. Therefore Django 3.0, which is end of life August 2019 is the last version to support Python 3.5." i.e. What Claude said except "...unless it's just about to be dropped". I know we backported support for Python 3.7 to Django 1.11 but I think this should apply to the LTS as well. > ...they've already made the choice to prioritize stability rather than access to new versions, and this is the consequence of the choice... Just as an additional point, Django third-party apps as a rule try to follow Django's support versions policy. (i.e. Currently supporting 1.11+) This works well for people. I think the situation is equivalent with regards to Django and Python. Kind Regards, Carlton -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Django developers (Contributions to Django itself)" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to django-developers+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/django-developers. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/django-developers/dbab5867-b4aa-4dbe-a952-b8fbd9657e3b%40googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.