"SM" == Skip Montanaro firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
Jeremy> We'll have to be a lot more careful about the 2.0 final Jeremy> release. PEP 200 has a tenative ship date of Oct. 10. We Jeremy> should probably have a code freeze on Oct. 6 and leave the Jeremy> weekend and Monday for verifying that there are no build Jeremy> problems on little- and big-endian platforms.
SM> Since you can't test on all platforms, if you fix SM> platform-specific bugs bettween now and final release, I suggest SM> you make bundles (tar, Windows installer, whatever) available SM> (without need for CVS) and specifically ask the people who SM> reported those bugs to check things out using the appropriate SM> bundle(s).
Good idea! I've set up a cron job that will build a tarball every night at 3am and place it on the ftp server at python.beopen.com: ftp://python.beopen.com/pub/python/snapshots/
I've started things off with a tar ball I built just now. Python-2.0b2-devel-2000-09-28.tar.gz
Tommy -- Could you use this snapshot to verify that the unicode test is fixed?