Re: Bringing back lang/python27 with few modules?

From: Miroslav Lachman <>
Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2021 18:46:35 UTC
On 22/11/2021 10:46, Rene Ladan wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 22, 2021 at 01:57:56AM +0000, Pau Amma wrote:
>> On 2021-11-18 01:37, Kubilay Kocak wrote:
>>> We've had many user reports over the last year re the entire
>>> situation, including a number recently about pypy in particular.
>> Late to the discussion, but I'm sad that Chromium survived the Python2.7
>> removal and Iridium didn't. :-(
> Upstream Iridium always seems to lag behind Chromium for a bit, but it is
> doing OK now I geuss (one major version behind). The problem with Iridium
> is also volunteer time to keep the port up to date, one Chromium-like port
> is already a lot.

Even if you are OK with Chromium, there are users for which Chromium is 
not an option and Iridium is more than just preferable. (or Ungoogled, 
or Brave or something else not so heavily tied to Google spying / tracking)

Removing Iridium was a really bad step.

Kind regards
Miroslav Lachman