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From Andrii Soldatenko <andrii.soldate...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Accept AIP-3: Drop support for Python 2
Date Sun, 24 Mar 2019 08:07:24 GMT
+1 (binding)

On Sun, Mar 24, 2019 at 9:24 AM Bolke de Bruin <bdbruin@gmail.com> wrote:

> +1, binding
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> > On 24 Mar 2019, at 05:26, Deng Xiaodong <xd.deng.r@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > +1 (non-bonding)
> >
> >> On Sun, Mar 24, 2019 at 11:49 Tao Feng <fengtao04@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> +1 (binding)
> >>
> >> On Sat, Mar 23, 2019 at 4:19 PM Driesprong, Fokko <fokko@driesprong.frl
> >
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Dear Airflow community,
> >>>
> >>> This email calls for a vote to accept Airflow Improvement Proposal 3:
> >> Drop
> >>> support for Python 2
> >>>
> >>> The vote will last for at least 1 week until Midnight Sunday 31th of
> >> March,
> >>> and until three +1 (binding) votes have been cast
> >>>
> >>> This vote is on the proposal itself, not any specific code or pull
> >> request.
> >>> A failed vote does not mean the proposal is rejected, just not accepted
> >> at
> >>> this time. (To reject a proposal entirely is its own vote)
> >>>
> >>> This is my +1 (binding) vote.
> >>>
> >>> Having to support Python 2 and 3 concurrently causes some maintenance
> and
> >>> development burden (which is lessened a bit by six and backports
> >> modules),
> >>> significant extra test time on Travis, and more complexity on the CI
> >>> process to also have Python 2 images.
> >>>
> >>> Python 2 is reaching End of Life in January 1, 2020 and will receive
> zero
> >>> updates, even security ones past this date.
> >>>
> >>> Django dropped support for Python 2 with their 2.0 release in December
> >>> 2017, and this proposal has us follow suit. Airflow 2.0 is already a
> >> fairly
> >>> major breaking change, so this could be an opportune time to do this.
> >> There
> >>> is already a significant list of projects which are dropping support
> for
> >>> Python2: https://python3statement.org/
> >>> Furthermore, the community started recently adding types to the code of
> >>> Airflow to help new contributors, and make the code more
> >>> readable/maintainable:
> https://github.com/apache/airflow/pull/4926/files
> >>> Right now we're limited to setting these types in the comments, to
> >> maintain
> >>> Airflow 2.7 compatibility, which is a pity.
> >>>
> >>> For discussing the proposal in depth, please refer to the Wiki to keep
> >> all
> >>> the communication in a single place:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/AIRFLOW/AIP-3+Drop+support+for+Python+2
> >>>
> >>> Thanks,
> >>> Fokko
> >>>
> >>
>


-- 
Best regards,

Andrii Soldatenko
Python Developer

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