[Python-3000] Python 3.0a2 release

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Tue Nov 20 01:09:07 CET 2007

On Nov 19, 2007 3:58 PM, Christian Heimes <lists at cheimes.de> wrote:
> Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > Is there anything that you (or anyone else!) would really like to see
> > added to or fixed in 3.0a2? Now's the time!
> I like to have the bugs w/o priority or high and important priority
> reviewed before we release 3.0a2.
> http://bugs.python.org/issue?@columns=title,id,activity,status&@sort=-activity&@group=priority&@filter=versions,status&@pagesize=50&@startwith=0&status=1&versions=12&@dispname=py3k%20open

Agreed. Feel free to assign anything you don't feel comfortable rating to me.

> We should also start to discuss how to address some Windows problems.
> Amaury has brought up some important points and I like to get some
> feedback on the default compiler topic. Are we going to drop VS 2003
> after the 3.0a2 release and use VS 2008 as the default compiler?

I'd like to stay out of this discussion -- this is not about
stabilizing the language or even the implementation but about the
development environment, and I don't have access to Windows ATM.

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

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