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From Yuan Tang <terrytangy...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Python2 End of Life
Date Mon, 13 May 2019 20:48:12 GMT
+1

On Mon, May 13, 2019 at 4:37 PM Junru Shao <junrushao1994@gmail.com> wrote:

> +1
>
> On Mon, May 13, 2019 at 1:34 PM Aaron Markham <aaron.s.markham@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > +1 for the pledge and to start moving things to Python 3.
> > I think our installation instructions and tutorials can be updated to
> > default to Python3 and we should update Python2-only tutorials. I know
> > we have a handful of those, and when I spot them, I'll create an
> > issue.
> > I can also look at migrating the docs build to Python 3.
> > Should we add a new label for issues relating to migrating to Python3?
> > Cheers,
> > Aaron
> >
> > On Mon, May 13, 2019 at 12:04 PM Zach Kimberg <zachary.kimberg@gmail.com
> >
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > Right now, the official date for ending support for Python 2.7 (and all
> > of
> > > python2) is set to January 1 [1]. As part of it, a number of projects
> > have
> > > pledged to drop support for Python2 in or before 2020 including
> > Tensorflow,
> > > requests, pandas, ipython, numpy, pillow, and Cython [2]. I believe we
> > > should also join in this pledge on python3statement.org [2] because it
> > > would help clean up our project and it would be difficult to continue
> > > supporting Python2 anyway when some of our dependencies are dropping
> > > support.
> > >
> > > As a concrete step, we should decide on a date to remove all usages of
> > > Python2 from our CI and consider that officially dropping support.
> > > Following that, we can expect PRs will end up breaking support for
> > Python2.
> > > I suggest just using the same date that Python is dropping support of
> > > January 1. We may also need to update some examples or scripts that
> were
> > > written only for python2 that are around the project. Any thoughts?
> > >
> > > Zach
> > >
> > >
> > > [1] - https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0373/
> > > [2] - https://python3statement.org/
> >
>

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