[Grok-dev] Grok on Python 2.5
peter at fry-it.com
Thu Jun 26 19:20:18 EDT 2008
2008/6/26 Martijn Faassen <faassen at startifact.com>:
> Hi there,
> We need a plan for Grok on Python 2.5. There have been reports that it
> works, possibly reports of failures. We know that the Zope 3 eggs are
> supposed to work on Python 2.5, so moving to Python 2.5 shouldn't be that
> We need a plan of transition though. There is some potential coordination
> * Zope 3 hasn't officially gone to Python 2.5 yet. I'll ask that list.
> * Zope 2 is still on Python 2.4. Summer of code work is reporting good
> success with Python 2.5.
> We don't *have* to coordinate with the other Zope-based platforms but it'd
> be good nonetheless if we did.
> Would we then support Python 2.4 and Python 2.5 for a while? Or just jump to
> Python 2.5 immediately? Would we allow Python 2.5-isms in our code?
> Ideas? Recommendations?
I can't make up my mind what I think is most important,
make it 2.5 compatible or not break 2.4 compatibility.
It would be a real showstopper to require 2.5 any time soon but not
being compatible with 2.5 is really embarrassing too.
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