FAD Python 3 Porting 2015

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== Purpose ==
 
== Purpose ==
  
One of the [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Foundations foundations] of the Fedora Community is '''Features''', which represents our commitment to ''excellence''. Five years ago the Python 3 stack was [http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/Python3F13 added] to Fedora, with the hope that at some point Python 3 will replace Python 2. About two years ago an effort was begun to make Python 3 the [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/Python_3_as_Default default implementation]. There has been great progress, but is not enough. Here is why: Fedora has 2941 Python packages , which only the 32% have been ported to Python 3.
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One of the [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Foundations foundations] of the Fedora Community is '''Features''', which represents our commitment to ''excellence''. Five years ago the Python 3 stack was [http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/Python3F13 added] to Fedora, with the hope that at some point Python 3 will replace Python 2. About two years ago an effort was begun to make Python 3 the [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/Python_3_as_Default default implementation]. There has been great progress, but is not enough. Here is why: Fedora has '''2941 Python packages''', which only the '''32%''' have been ported to Python 3.
  
 
== Impact ==
 
== Impact ==

Revision as of 01:33, 2 November 2015

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This is the main page for the 2015 Python 3 Porting FAD, which is a FAD (a mini-conference) focused on working on the missing packages, libraries and applications that are not ported to Python 3 but are relevant to the release of the Fedora operating system according to the PortingDB app.

Contents

Location and Date

  • Location: Global
  • Date: November 14-15

Purpose

One of the foundations of the Fedora Community is Features, which represents our commitment to excellence. Five years ago the Python 3 stack was added to Fedora, with the hope that at some point Python 3 will replace Python 2. About two years ago an effort was begun to make Python 3 the default implementation. There has been great progress, but is not enough. Here is why: Fedora has 2941 Python packages, which only the 32% have been ported to Python 3.

Impact

Not yet defined.

Points of Contact

Important Skills

Not yet defined.

Planning

Not yet defined.

Communication Channels

  • Chat at the IRC channel #fedora-python (will be logged).
  • Share ideas and information of packages on Etherpad.
  • Join us on the video conference at opentokrtc.

Rewards

Active participants will get two badges:

  • Parselmouth: You can speak Python and helped with porting stuff to Python 3.
  • (Not yet designed!) Python 3 Porting FAD 2015: You attended the Python 3 Porting FAD 2015!

Reports

Expect links to reports after the event.