Author pitrou
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Date 2011-08-18.17:58:26
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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.

Then, let's just advise that all code follow the same path and use
sys.platform.startswith() (which is really not a difficult change to
make).
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