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TechRepublicDEVELOPERCXO JPMorgan's Athena has 35 million lines of Python code, and won't be updated to Python 3 in time

On Fri, Sep 13, 2019 at 1:37 PM Skip Montanaro <skip.montanaro at gmail.com>

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> https://www.techrepublic.com/google-amp/article/jpmorgans-athena-has-35-million-lines-of-python-code-and-wont-be-updated-to-python-3-in-time/
> I doubt this is unusual, and presume JP Morgan is big enough to handle
> the change of status, either by managing security releases in-house or
> relying on third-party releases (say, Anaconda). When I retired from
> Citadel recently, most Python was still 2.7 (though the group I worked
> in was well on the way to converting to 3.x, and no new applications
> were written against 2.7). Bank of America has an enterprise-wide
> system called Quartz. I wouldn't be surprised if it was still running
> Python 2.7 (though I don't know for sure).

Yes Quartz is 2.7. As I?ve said before here, I know a lot of companies
running large apps in 2.7 and they have no intention of moving to 3.