[Zope-dev] dropping Python 2.4 support in the Zope Toolkit?

Wichert Akkerman wichert at wiggy.net
Tue May 5 07:27:41 EDT 2009

Previously Lennart Regebro wrote:
> On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 11:55, Martin Aspeli <optilude+lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> > We've had some more discussions about this and the Plone release
> > schedule. The upshot is that if Zope 3/Toolkit drops Python 2.4 support,
> > it will effectively render it inaccessible to Plone users for the next
> > 12-18 months. We're not comfortable moving to Zope 2.12 for the 3.x
> > series. We may be able to move to Zope 2.11, which *may* work with
> > Python 2.5, but this is not clear.
> Can you expand on this argument, because I don't understand it. Zope
> 2.10 doesn't stop working because Zope 2.12 no longer supports Python
> 2.4. And you are not expected to use Zope Toolkit with Zope 2.10, as
> Zope 2.10 uses Zope 3.3 rather than Zope Toolkit.

But you can use a lot of the Zope Toolkit with Zope 2.10, which is an
enormous benefit. If that was not possible a lot of the things people
want to do with Plone would not be possible.


Wichert Akkerman <wichert at wiggy.net>    It is simple to make things.
http://www.wiggy.net/                   It is hard to make things simple.

More information about the Zope-Dev mailing list