[Python-3000] Py3k release schedule worries

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Tue Dec 19 22:42:40 CET 2006

On 12/18/06, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
> On 12/18/06, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> > I am getting worried about the Py3k release schedule. According to PEP
> > 3000, "I hope to have a first alpha release out sometime in 2007"
> > which would seem to give us another year at least; but in my mind I've
> > always interpreted this (and explained it to others) as "in the first
> > half of 2007" which would give us more like half a year at most.
> I always wondered about that due date and when you really wanted to cut an
> alpha.

I've now updated PEP 3000 to put 3.0a1 in the first half of '07, PEP
3* submission (not approval!) by the end of April, and the 3.0final
release at most (instead of at least) a year after 3.0a1.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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