Re: Bringing back lang/python27 with few modules?

From: Kubilay Kocak <>
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 23:39:15 UTC
On 23/11/2021 7:57 pm, Rene Ladan wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 22, 2021 at 07:46:35PM +0100, 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.
> To all of those that keep complaining that Iridium got removed:
> feel free to bring it back and maintain it.
> Regards,
> René

Not helpful Rene. Thank you.