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Author loewis
Recipients Arfrever, Ramchandra Apte, amaury.forgeotdarc, barry, benjamin.peterson, djc, dmalcolm, doko, eric.araujo, ezio.melotti, foom, gagern, georg.brandl, jwilk, larry, lemburg, loewis, petri.lehtinen, pitrou, python-dev, r.david.murray, rosslagerwall, sandro.tosi, vstinner
Date 2011-08-21.17:50:27
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> So what about doing the same for FreeBSD, SunOS, and Windows?

I agree that's definitely out of scope of this issue.

> If we're changing "linux2" / "linux3" to just "linux", we should be
> consistent and do it for everybody.  I propose sys.platform under 3.3
> should contain things like "linux", "freebsd", "openbsd", "darwin",
> and "windows".

Definitely not. The reasoning that applies to Linux doesn't necessarily
apply to the other systems. My understanding that it definitely does not
apply to HP-UX, where major version number changes really indicate major
changes (unlike in Linux).
Date User Action Args
2011-08-21 17:50:28loewissetrecipients: + loewis, lemburg, barry, georg.brandl, doko, amaury.forgeotdarc, gagern, foom, pitrou, vstinner, larry, benjamin.peterson, jwilk, djc, ezio.melotti, eric.araujo, Arfrever, r.david.murray, dmalcolm, sandro.tosi, rosslagerwall, python-dev, petri.lehtinen, Ramchandra Apte
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