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

David Haslam dfhdfh at protonmail.com
Mon Dec 17 08:28:44 MST 2018

Thanks Greg,

My own preference now is adyeths/u2o.py

It’s possible that John Austin of xulsword still tweaks his copy of usfm2osis.py

Peter can respond for what he uses.

And FWIW what I use is within a Cygwin shell.


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On Mon, Dec 17, 2018 at 14:33, Greg Hellings <greg.hellings at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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?
> --Greg
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