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[1.0.X] Fixed #9611 -- Noted in the FAQ answer about Python versions …

…that some contrib apps (notably gis) may require a higher Python version. Thansk jamesivanwhite for the report and initial patch.

r9521 from trunk.

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kmtracey committed Nov 21, 2008
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@@ -48,8 +48,10 @@ PostgreSQL fans, and MySQL_, `SQLite 3`_, and Oracle_ are also supported.
Do I lose anything by using Python 2.3 versus newer Python versions, such as Python 2.5?
-No. Django itself is guaranteed to work with any version of Python from 2.3
-and higher.
+No, not in the core framework. Django itself is guaranteed to work with any
+version of Python from 2.3 and higher. However, some "django.contrib" add-on
+components may require a more recent Python release. The django.contrib.gis
+component, for example, requires Python 2.4.
If you use a Python version newer than 2.3, you will, of course, be able to
take advantage of newer Python features in your own code, along with the speed

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