[pydotorg-www] Old releases list page does not list old releases

Michael Foord michael at voidspace.org.uk
Thu Jul 26 18:50:30 CEST 2012

Hello Albert,

Yes, that description is misleading as that page shows the latest version of all the *major versions* of Python and not "all released versions". 

All the best,

Michael Foord

On 25 Jul 2012, at 18:16, Albert Hofkamp <alberth289346 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I was looking for the 2.7.2 source code of Python.
> From the main page, select "download' (which leads to
> http://www.python.org/download/ ).
> Below the current releases, there is a link in the sentence "A
> comprehensive list of all released versions is available if you need
> source code for an older version of Python." (which leads to
> http://www.python.org/download/releases/ ).
> That page only lists the latest release of each major version.
> Version 2.7.2 is not listed at that page even though I believe it
> qualifies as "one of all released versions". In the end, I modified a
> 2.7.3 release link to 2.7.2, which gave me the page I was looking for.
> Possible fixes seem to be
> a) Change the text of the sentence from "all released vrsion" to
> sometihng like "the latest release of all major versions" or so, or
> b) Change the releases page to link all released versions.
> I would prefer b), but I am not making the decisions here.


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