On Mon, Jul 20, 2020 at 4:36 AM Pierre-Yves Chibon
> Good Morning Everyone,
> Running a personal planet and having upgraded the box running it to a recent OS
> (Fedora in this case), I have found out that the underlying application does not
> support python3.
> To be precise, the main script says:
> Requires Python 2.1, recommends 2.3.
> Needless to say, this doesn't work anymore with python3.
> So I went looking a bit around to see what is available.
> There is Venus which we run, which has this problem ^ and hasn't been touched
> 9 years:
> There are a few java-based, php-based, or ruby-based, with different level of
> activity (though to be fair, RSS and planets have been there for a while now, so
> a working application likely does not need much maintenance anymore).
> However, nothing jumped at me as a clear successor for our setup.
> Do people have some experience with planet? Would you recommend us something?
> At this stage, it is very unclear to me if the best approach is to switch
> application (new stack, new UI to do, new configuration file to do/adjust...) or
> port venus to python3 (potentially a 1 time effort but what about the long term
I believe Stasiek (CC'd to this email) recently implemented a planet
replacement. I am unsure if he used Venus or something else, though.
Perhaps he can reply with information...
I ran into it while looking for info.
If I understood correctly, the new planet is at:
apparently was also relying on old code (py 2.6 looking at the libs folder in