Re: Bringing back lang/python27 with few modules?

From: Pedro Giffuni <>
Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2021 19:58:11 UTC
Sorry for top posting here:

How about Tauthon ... a sort-of-maintained fork is better than 
maintaining 2.7 on our own.


On 22/11/2021 13:46, Miroslav Lachman wrote:
> 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