Open requested to merge neill/deprecate_python_37 into master
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The aim of this request is to remove support for Python 3.7, which will reach its end of life in June 2023. This will mean that Python 3.8 will be the minimal supported version.
Changes proposed in this merge request:
- Update the CI base image to python:3.8-bullseye
- Checks for Python version to be >=3.8
- Update supported version in documentation
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