[petsc-dev] Do we still need to support python 2.4?

Sean Farley sean at farley.io
Mon Oct 19 11:55:03 CDT 2015

Åsmund Ervik <asmund.ervik at ntnu.no> writes:

> Dear petsc-dev,
> Apropos this discussion, I just came across the following from Nick
> Coghlan, one of the CPython core devs and a Red Hat guy, and thought it
> might be useful for reference. You could even link to it in the error
> message suggested by Barry below; Nick explicitly invites people to do so.
> http://www.curiousefficiency.org/posts/2015/04/stop-supporting-python26.html

Nick is a nice guy and I spoke with him about this at the last PyCon.
Unfortunately, he nor other devs there really have a concept of how hard
it is dealing with clusters (or maybe just cluster admins ;-))

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