[Biopython-dev] Updating Biopython requirements wording to recommend Python 3

Tiago Antao tra at popgen.net
Tue Oct 6 16:51:26 UTC 2015

Lositan and mcheza are web start applications. These are auto updated when users use it.

As a side, let me recommend anaconda...

On October 6, 2015 10:34:52 AM MDT, Peter Cock <p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com> wrote:
>On Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 5:14 PM, Tiago Rodrigues Antao <tra at popgen.net>
>> On Tue, 6 Oct 2015 11:55:37 +0100
>> Peter Cock <p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>> Out of interest, for those of you on the biopython-dev list, what
>>> is your current default or main Python version/implementation?
>>> I'm wondering what the split is amongst our main contributors.
>> Anaconda Python 3.5 (with Jupyter most of the time)
>Yay, Python 3.5 :)
>> In a similar note, is anyone using Jython?
>Good question - I only use it for testing.
>> I have the suspicion that I
>> (indirectly) account for 99%+ users on Jython (via Lositan and
>> If there is a deprecation on Jython (which I think it would make
>> sense), I would handle my side...
>> Tiago
>Biopython as a whole has already dropped Python 2.5 and
>thus Jython 2.5 support.
>Have most of your Lositan and Mcheza users moved on
>from Jython 2.5 to Jython 2.7 now?
>Meanwhile Jython 2.7 aims to implement Python 2.7, so dropping
>Python 2.6 support shouldn't directly impact this.

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