[Biopython-dev] Level of Python 3 support?

Peter Cock p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com
Sun Apr 14 20:10:02 UTC 2013

Hi all,

We've have Python 3 coverage on the Travis continuous
integration tests & the nightly builtbot tests for quite some
time now.

There have been a few Python 3 specific issues reported
(which have been fixed), but I think we should probably
go ahead and say we support Python 3.1 or later (with
the exception of some minor C code which has not been

Does this seem like a good move for the next release?

We've already said that this (Biopython 1.62) will be the
final release to support Python 2.5, which will help make
some bits of the 2/3 compatibility code much simpler.



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