[Python-3000] [Python-Dev] Proposed Python 3.0 schedule
barry at python.org
Wed Oct 8 00:01:39 CEST 2008
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On Oct 7, 2008, at 5:47 PM, Nick Coghlan wrote:
> Barry Warsaw wrote:
>> On Oct 6, 2008, at 9:48 PM, Raymond Hettinger wrote:
>>> [Barry Warsaw]
>>>> So, we need to come up with a new release schedule for Python 3.0.
>>>> My suggestion:
>>>> 15-Oct-2008 3.0 beta 4
>>>> 05-Nov-2008 3.0 rc 2
>>>> 19-Nov-2008 3.0 rc 3
>>>> 03-Dec-2008 3.0 final
>>>> Given what still needs to be done, is this a reasonable schedule?
>>>> Do we need two more betas?
>>> Yes to both questions.
>> I think that's contradictory :). If we need two betas, then 05-Nov
>> becomes beta 5, 19-Nov is rc 2. If we don't need another rc then
>> we can
>> still do a final release on 03-Dec, otherwise we probably go 2 weeks
>> later. I don't want to go much later than that though because then
>> get into the holiday season.
> Do we need the full two weeks between rc's? Or is it too much of a
> to cut releases 3 weeks in a row?
> E.g. something like:
> 15-Oct-2008 3.0 beta 4
> 05-Nov-2008 3.0 beta 5
> 19-Nov-2008 3.0 rc 2
> 26-Nov-2008 3.0 rc 3 (if needed)
> 03-Dec-2008 3.0 final
I won't be able to cut another release between the 15th and 5th, so at
least that one should be 2 weeks. If we don't need the additional rc,
then we can release early, which would put us just before the US
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