[Sugar-devel] Python 2.6 for 0.88 (was: Re: Rationale behind the JSON -> CJSON switch in Sugar codebase?)
tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Thu Nov 19 10:43:50 EST 2009
On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 16:24, Sascha Silbe
<sascha-ml-ui-sugar-devel at silbe.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 03:11:05PM +0100, Tomeu Vizoso wrote:
>>> Unfortunately not all distros ship Python 2.6 yet, most notably Debian.
>>> So we need to at least fall back to simplejson for those.
>> Sounds good to me, so maybe we can ask for a minimum of 2.6 for 0.88?
> As mentioned Debian still doesn't include 2.6 even in unstable, so AFAICS it
> probably won't get into squeeze. Debian is going to continue with the (more
> or less) regular 2 year release cycle after squeeze, so we're going to be
> stuck with 2.5 for quite a while. I don't particularly like that, but can't
> do anything about it.
> Is there anything in 2.6 that's
> a) very useful for Sugar but
> b) doesn't have an easy enough fallback?
Generally, easy fallbacks can be found, the problem is cluttering the
source with those.
> CU Sascha
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