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flickrapi 2.1.1 and 2.0.1 do not support Python 2.6
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The flickrapi 2.1.1 and 2.0.1 setup.py exits with

Sorry, Python 2.7, or 3.3 or newer required

While v2.0.0 may have been installable/usable on Python 2.6, this change effectively means v2 will not support Python 2.6

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jayvdb renamed this task from flickrapi 2.1.1 does not support Python 2.6 to flickrapi 2.1.1 and 2.0.1 do not support Python 2.6.Aug 4 2015, 3:36 AM
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Change 229071 had a related patch set uploaded (by John Vandenberg):
flickrapi v2 not usable on Python 2.6

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/229071

Change 229071 merged by jenkins-bot:
flickrapi v2 not usable on Python 2.6

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/229071

This needs to be backported to 2.0 branch, as it is causing builds to fail.

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We've decided to not support Python 2.6 with the Pywikibot 2.0 branch, so this isnt needed on that branch.