NCSC warns developers to drop Python 2 due to looming EOL & security risks

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    Time to shed Python 2
    Don’t constrict yourself, Python 2 slithers off into the sunset in 2020
    August 22, 2019

    https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/blog-post/time-to-shed-python-2
     
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    JPMorgan's Athena has 35 million lines of Python code, and won't be updated to Python 3 in time
    September 12, 2019
    https://www.techrepublic.com/articl...code-and-wont-be-updated-to-python-3-in-time/
     
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    Slow Retreat from Python 2 Threatens Code Security
    November 1, 2019
    https://www.darkreading.com/applica...thon-2-threatens-code-security/d/d-id/1336236
     
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    Programming language Python 2's end looms, so why will many miss the deadline?
    Python 2 may be reaching end of life, but old Python 2 code will remain around for years to come
    November 15, 2019

    https://www.zdnet.com/article/progr...end-looms-so-why-will-many-miss-the-deadline/
    Why is the Migration to Python 3 Taking So Long?
     
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    Continued Use of Python 2 Will Heighten Security Risks
    April 28, 2020
    https://www.darkreading.com/vulnera...2-will-heighten-security-risks/d/d-id/1337681
     
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