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From Dmitriy Setrakyan <dsetrak...@apache.org>
Subject Re: PHP/Python versions for Thin Clients
Date Tue, 15 May 2018 05:57:43 GMT
Thanks Pavel, this makes sense now.

On Tue, May 15, 2018 at 5:30 AM, Pavel Petroshenko <pavel@petroshenko.com>
wrote:

> Hi Dmitriy,
>
> PHP 5.6 and 7.0 are going to be end-of-life shortly [1]. So the minimal
> version for the Thin Client is going to be either 7.1 or 7.2 (I would
> finalize this along with the PHP Thin Client API proposal).
>
> As for Python, there is still some legacy code on 2.7, the oldest active
> 2.x version. However the use of Python 2 is declining as it’s not actively
> developed, doesn’t get new features, and its maintenance is going to be
> stopped in 2020 [2]. Python 3 is a strong leader with 75% and Python 2 is
> used as the main interpreter by only 25% (rapidly declining) [3]. So I'm
> leaning towards supporting 3.4+ (the oldest active 3.x version). However, I
> would keep the 2.7 in mind for API design.
>
> I hope it makes sense.
>
> Thanks,
> p.
>
> [1] http://php.net/supported-versions.php
> [2] https://legacy.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0373/
> [3] https://www.jetbrains.com/research/python-developers-survey-2017/
>
>
> On Sat, May 12, 2018 at 6:21 AM, Dmitriy Setrakyan <dsetrakyan@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
> > Pavel,
> >
> > Can you suggest what would be the advantages and disadvantages of
> > supporting different versions?
> >
> > D.
> >
> > On Sat, May 12, 2018 at 7:21 AM, Pavel Petroshenko <
> pavel@petroshenko.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Igniters,
> > >
> > > Are there any strong opinions on which language versions should the
> Thin
> > > Clients written in Python and PHP support? Any objections to using PHP
> > 7.1+
> > > and Python 3.5+?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > p.
> > >
> >
>

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