[sword-devel] Python 2 End of Life (Sunset date)

Greg Hellings greg.hellings at gmail.com
Mon Dec 17 07:33:40 MST 2018

On Sat, Dec 15, 2018 at 9:03 AM David Haslam <dfhdfh at protonmail.com> wrote:

> Dear all,
> If like me, you're still using Python 2.7 on your machine for some
> scripting tasks,
> and in case you didn't already know, the End of Life for Python 2 is 2020.
> See https://legacy.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0373/
> This means you have at least 12 months in which to migrate to Python 3.

Our bindings in the current SVN state support both Python 2 and Python 3.
Packages are available in Fedora as python{2,3}-sword. Please be vocal if
you use either of them and have bugs with support or building.

> NB. Some of the scripts used by CrossWire team members during module
> preparation only run under Python 2.7
> For example, the script usfm2osis.py - one that Osk first developed.

Is this script still supported, or does it now live the life of deprecation?

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