While it is is feasible to have Python3 as the system default install,
it is not practical to remove Python2 from the system. Even if it is
not installed by default (which I doubt very much) it will be
reachable via the default packaging system (and therefore available as
a GIMP dependency).

Anyway, even if we switched today to Python3 for GIMP, it would only
be available as of GIMP 2.10 - so GIMP 2.8 would still use Python2
scripts.

On 26 November 2015 at 06:46,  <jcup...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 25 November 2015 at 16:21, Ofnuts <ofn...@gmx.com> wrote:
>> The latest Ubuntu (15;10) has dropped support for Python V2 (Python V2 is
>> still available via a PPA). Are there any plans to support V3 in Gimp,
>
> I think they were talking about this, but it was not ready in time.
> 15.10 still has python2 as the default. They are now talking about
> making the change in 16.04 instead, but of course who knows if it will
> actually happen.
>
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Python
>
> You're absolutely correct that Gimp should be ready for this. No doubt
> many other distributions will also make this change.
>
> John
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