[webkit-dev] minimum python version to support

Chris Jerdonek cjerdonek at webkit.org
Wed Mar 3 15:27:58 PST 2010

Recently, there has been some off-list discussion about the minimum
Python version WebKit should support (i.e. for the Python scripts in

Up to this point, we haven't been explicit about it.  This ambiguity
has occasionally caused things to break for people using versions
before Python 2.6.

It seems pretty clear that we at least want to support Python 2.5.
The question that still remains is how many people are using Python
2.4, and whether Python 2.4 is worth supporting.

This thread collects a lot of the discussion:


Does anyone want us to support Python 2.4, or are people okay with Python 2.5?


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