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Author loewis
Recipients Arfrever, Ramchandra Apte, amaury.forgeotdarc, barry, djc, dmalcolm, doko, eric.araujo, ezio.melotti, foom, gagern, jwilk, lemburg, loewis, petri.lehtinen, pitrou, python-dev, r.david.murray, rosslagerwall, sandro.tosi, vstinner
Date 2011-08-18.17:48:02
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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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Date User Action Args
2011-08-18 17:48:03loewissetrecipients: + loewis, lemburg, barry, doko, amaury.forgeotdarc, gagern, foom, pitrou, vstinner, jwilk, djc, ezio.melotti, eric.araujo, Arfrever, r.david.murray, dmalcolm, sandro.tosi, rosslagerwall, python-dev, petri.lehtinen, Ramchandra Apte
2011-08-18 17:48:03loewislinkissue12326 messages
2011-08-18 17:48:02loewiscreate