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> It means someone upgrading from 2.6 to 2.7 will see sys.platform change
> from "linux3" to "linux2". That breaks compatibility.

No, it doesn't. Code that works on 2.6 and Linux 3 will likely support
both linux2 and linux3, so it will continue just fine on 2.7.

I'd rather phrase this differently: Python 2.6 does not support Linux 3.
Tough luck, since Linux 3 was released long after Python 2.6.
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