On Nov 10 2016, jan matejek
devel:languages:python itself builds for distros
as old as SLE11. we
might drop that soon, but still there's SLE12_backports, 13.2 and both
Leaps, both of which are "old distros" for the purpose of this
discussion, seeing as they're already released.
So do many personal / topical / private repositories.
We need to support all of that, otherwise nobody will switch to the new
No problem, set up the project config of devel:languages:python as you
like. That's your anchor.
But then everyone who wants to build a python package would need to fork
from d:l:py. This is not the case in practice.