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.

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