Re: [PATCH] nmbug: explicitly prefer python3

Subject: Re: [PATCH] nmbug: explicitly prefer python3

Date: Fri, 9 Feb 2018 09:12:57 -0800

To: Daniel Kahn Gillmor

Cc: Notmuch Mail

From: W. Trevor King

On Thu, Feb 08, 2018 at 11:32:11PM -0500, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> nmbug and notmuch-report are developer tools.  It's 2018, and all
> developers should have python3 available.

From PEP 394 [1]:

  One exception to this is scripts that are deliberately written to be
  source compatible with both Python 2.x and 3.x.  Such scripts may
  continue to use python on their shebang line without affecting their

So while everyone who uses nmbug may have python3, I don't see a need
to pick sides.  Is there something using python3 gets you for nmbug
that you miss with python2?



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