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Christian Zagrodnick wrote:
> On 2010-07-13 14:12:01 +0200, Hanno Schlichting said:
>> Hi.
>> We have Python 2.7 final now and some work has begun on making ZTK
>> packages compatible with it. Currently we still see various test
>> failures in the zopeapp set though and nobody who steps up to fix
>> them.
>> Apart from that, we have made a promise to support Python 2.4 up to
>> 2.6 for the ZTK 1.0 release. The ZODB 3.10 releases do no longer
>> support Python 2.4 but require 2.5. The ZODB 3.9.x releases are in
>> maintenance mode for a while and currently don't support Python 2.7. I
>> doubt that we can get official 2.7 support for the 3.9.x release line.
>> Given all of these, I'm leaning towards not supporting Python 2.7 for
>> a ZTK 1.0 release. A 1.1 can drop Python 2.4 support and we can try to
>> support 2.7 in addition.
> Yes, ZTK 1.0 should become stable/released soon. Adding a new Python 
> version or removing one, doesn't help.
> But I really want to see Python 2.7 support rather soon. So how do we 
> actually proceed there? Even after ZTK 1.0 is out, how is the 
> transition made to 1.1? I suppose there could be a 1.0.1 at the same 
> time as a 1.1.0.

As soon as we get to 1.0b1, the release team will make a 'branches/1.0'
branch for stabilization, and the trunk can then be updated to drop 2.4
support and add 2.7 support.

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