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5 days ago by geetarista
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5 days ago by rukku
RT : It's (even more) official: support for Python 2 ends 1/1/2020. Read why, and what you should do:
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7 days ago by njr0
So... does this really mean its time to migrate from Python 2 to 3? Oh boy 😭
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7 days ago by ichthyos
RT : It's (even more) official: support for Python 2 ends 1/1/2020. Read why, and what you should do:
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7 days ago by briantrice
I wrote code in Python 2. How should I port it to Python 3?

Please read the official "Porting Python 2 Code to Python 3" guide. Please also read the Python 3 Statement Practicalities for advice on sunsetting your Python 2 code.

I'm not sure whether I depend on any software written in Python 2. What should I do?

If you buy software or software support from vendors, ask them. If you pay developers or system administrators, ask them. If you don't have vendors or technical staff, then use "Can I Use Python 3?" to find out whether you depend on any software written in Python 2.

To find out more about whether specific tools can work with Python 3, look at Python 2.7 Readiness, the Python 3 Statement, and Python 3 Readiness.
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7 days ago by euler
RT : It's (even more) official: support for Python 2 ends 1/1/2020. Read why, and what you should do:
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8 days ago by kennethlove
We are volunteers who make and take care of the Python programming language. We have decided that January 1, 2020, will be the day that we sunset Python 2. That means that we will not improve it anymore after that day, even if someone finds a security problem in it. You should upgrade to Python 3 as soon as you can.
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8 days ago by zephyr777
We are volunteers who make and take care of the Python programming language. We have decided that January 1, 2020, will be the day that we sunset Python 2. That means that we will not improve it anymore after that day, even if someone finds a security problem in it. Sunsetting Python 2
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8 days ago by Agiza
Sunsetting Python 2
We are volunteers who make and take care of the Python programming language. We have decided that January 1, 2020, will be the day that we sunset Python 2. That means that we will not improve it anymore after that day, even if someone finds a security problem in it. You should upgrade to Python 3 as soon as you can.

Why are you doing this?

We need to sunset Python 2 so we can help Python users.
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What will happen if I do not upgrade by January 1st, 2020?

If people find catastrophic security problems in Python 2, or in software written in Python 2, then volunteers will not help you. If you need help with Python 2 software, then volunteers will not help you. You will lose chances to use good tools because they will only run on Python 3, and you will slow down people who depend on you and work with you.

Some of these problems will start on January 1. Other problems will grow over time.
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8 days ago by some_hren
Sunsetting Python 2
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8 days ago by nicola
It's (even more) official: support for Python 2 ends 1/1/2020. Read why, and what you should do:
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8 days ago by cnu
It's (even more) official: support for Python 2 ends 1/1/2020. Read why, and what you should do:
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8 days ago by sfermigier