On Thu, Jun 25, 2020 at 8:14 PM Aaron Bauman <b...@gentoo.org> wrote: > > On Wed, Jun 24, 2020 at 10:12:18AM -0700, Matt Turner wrote: > > offlineimap is widely used and blocks no further work. It can easily > > remain in the tree after all other python2_7 support is gone. > > > > This is not a hill worth dying on. > > > > I am confused here... are you saying that due to usage of the package > that it should stay until dev-lang/python:2 is gone? > > More importantly, I simply responded to Thomas' mention that the package > has alternatives, but apparently, I don't understand how the package is > used :)
Two reasons: because it's widely used *and* because its python:2.7 dependency is on only the interpreter itself. The second reason means that its removal doesn't enable any further clean ups.