Maybe it is time to move tools to Python 3.x?

Michel Alexandre Salim salimma at
Fri Dec 5 02:23:48 UTC 2014


On 12/04/2014 02:30 AM, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 03, 2014 at 08:13:42PM +0100, Marcin Juszkiewicz wrote:
>> When I worked at Canonical there was a goal to move both internal and
>> public tools to Python 3.x version. IIRC started somewhere around 12.04
>> and today when you look at Ubuntu Touch you will not find Python 2.7
>> there. Similar with other tools.
>> Can it be done? Maybe not in a month but who knows - f22 cycle?
> Take a look at
> <> for some
> work in progress.
Since Marcin specifically mentioned tooling -- is there a separate place
where we can document the coding issues involved? e.g. best practices
(should we use python-six as a compatibility layer? etc.)

Best regards,

Michel Alexandre Salim
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