[RELEASE] Python 3.6.5 is now available

Ned Deily nad at python.org
Wed Mar 28 17:59:19 EDT 2018

Python 3.6.5 is now available. 3.6.5 is the fifth maintenance release of
Python 3.6, which was initially released in 2016-12 to great interest.
Detailed information about the changes made in 3.6.5 can be found in its
change log. You can find Python 3.6.5 and more information here:

See the "What’s New In Python 3.6" document for more information about
features included in the 3.6 series. Detailed information about the
changes made in 3.6.5 can be found in the change log here:

Attention macOS users: as of 3.6.5, there is a new additional installer
variant for macOS 10.9+ that includes a built-in version of Tcl/Tk 8.6.
This variant is expected to become the default variant in future
releases. Check it out!

The next maintenance release is expected to follow in about 3 months,
around the end of 2018-06.

Thanks to all of the many volunteers who help make Python Development and
these releases possible! Please consider supporting our efforts by
volunteering yourself or through organization contributions to the Python
Software Foundation:

  Ned Deily
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