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Re: [alpine-devel] Normalizing Python packages in aports

From: Steffen Nurpmeso <>
Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 17:08:17 +0100

Steffen Nurpmeso wrote in <>:
 |A. Wilcox wrote in <>:
 ||On Mar 11, 2019, at 10:29 AM, Drew DeVault <[1][/1]> wrote:
 || [1]
 |||[disclaimer: I work on a mailman competitor]
 |||I'm not terribly fond of mailman v2 either, but also not of v1, and I
 |||don't think that we should hold up Python 2 for its sake. You should
 |||probably convince the upstream to migrate to Python 3 rather than try to
 |||convince downstream to hold onto deprecated software.
 ||Mailman 3 is the one that uses Python 3. We use it at Adélie.
 ||Mailman 2 is deprecated and no longer maintained. Upstream is not going \
 ||to port it; they did that already, giving Mailman 3.
 |In how far is Mailman 2 deprecated? As far as i know it gets
 |security fixes.

It is also still listed on their web page of current releases.

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