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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 Sat, Sep 14, 2019 at 3:39 AM Larry Martell <larry.martell at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Fri, Sep 13, 2019 at 1:37 PM Skip Montanaro <skip.montanaro at gmail.com>
> wrote:
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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.
>
Likely quite true - - - - - until a security flaw connected to the
older version
is exploited - - - - (not saying its likely) - - - then watch for the
then declared
crucial to do it right now scramble.

Regards