[IronPython] IronPython 2.1 Renamed to IronPython 2.6

Keith J. Farmer kfarmer at thuban.org
Fri Jan 16 04:22:46 CET 2009


Hear hear.. I was hoping this would happen.  Is it expected, then, that IP versioning will be something like <CP major>.<CP minor>[.<IP version>.<build>]?

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From: users-bounces at lists.ironpython.com [mailto:users-bounces at lists.ironpython.com] On Behalf Of Michael Foord
Sent: Thursday, January 15, 2009 11:55 AM
To: Discussion of IronPython
Subject: Re: [IronPython] IronPython 2.1 Renamed to IronPython 2.6

Slide wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 9:51 AM, Dave Fugate <dfugate at microsoft.com> wrote:
>   
>> Some of you may have noticed that IronPython bugs on CodePlex previously
>> assigned to the "2.1" release are now assigned to "2.6".  We've simply
>> renamed the 2.1 release of IronPython to 2.6 to reflect upon the fact that
>> the next major release of IronPython will be largely compatible with CPython
>> 2.6.  All details about IP 2.1 that were previously discussed on Harry
>> Pierson's blog (see
>> http://devhawk.net/2008/07/17/IronPython+Post+20+Roadmap.aspx) still apply
>> to IP 2.6.  We're doing this simple name change to help eliminate confusion
>> about IronPython's compatibility with various CPython and Jython releases.
>>
>>
>>
>> David Fugate
>>
>> Microsoft - IronPython
>>
>>     
>
>
> Personally, I think this is a great move!
>   

+1 from me too. :-)

Michael
> Thanks,
>
> slide
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