[TIP] unittest2 supported versions
graffatcolmingov at gmail.com
Mon Oct 20 20:14:09 PDT 2014
I agree with Julian. There's little overhead to supporting 2.6
On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 8:51 PM, Julian Berman <julian at grayvines.com> wrote:
> 2.6+ is both what's convenient for me (bias) and what I tend to support when
> writing my own software. I use unittest2 to do so.
> The extra syntax and functionality in 2.7 tends to be easy to avoid.
> On 20 Oct 2014 21:48, "Robert Collins" <robertc at robertcollins.net> wrote:
>> unittest2 serves as a backport of unittest features to older python.
>> What versions does it need to support?
>> It currently supports 2.4+, but even 2.6 is now fully dead.
>> So I'd like to suggest that the versions which Python itself is doing
>> security fixes on be the only versions that we test against - I don't
>> want to have to run non-security-supported releases of Python in order
>> to test that new releases of unittest2 work.
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