On 27.04.2009 16:48 Uhr, Martin Aspeli wrote:
> Martijn Faassen wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> What do people feel about dropping Python 2.4 support in the Zope 
>> Toolkit? I.e. new releases of packages in the Zope Toolkit (handwave 
>> vaguely as we *still* don't have a canonical list) only have to work in 
>> Python 2.5 (and preferably 2.6), not Python 2.4 anymore.
>> (this won't affect Zope 3.4 or below)
>> One issue that came up recently was that .tgz releases to PyPI sometimes 
>> break with Python 2.4 due to a bug in Python 2.4. Using --zip is a 
>> workaround. And Plone currently depends on Python 2.4. Is it possible to 
>> work around this by *also* uploading a zip if we discover there's a 
>> problem with a package and it's pointed out there? If not, are there 
>> other workarounds?
>> What do Zope 2 and Plone people in general think about moving to Python 
>> 2.5 for the newer releases? I'll note we're shuffling around the 
>> dependency structure so much in the Zope Toolkit it's unlikely 
>> everything will remain compatible for that reason as well.
> The Plone 3.x series will stay on Python 2.4 for a long time yet, so 
> this would be very disappointing. 

What would be disappointing?

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