[issue12729] Python lib re cannot handle Unicode properly due to narrow/wide bug

Tom Christiansen report at bugs.python.org
Sun Aug 14 21:06:01 CEST 2011

Tom Christiansen <tchrist at perl.com> added the comment:

Ezio Melotti <report at bugs.python.org> wrote
   on Sun, 14 Aug 2011 17:46:55 -0000: 

>> I'm a bit confused on this.  You no longer fix bugs in Python 2?

> We do, but it's unlikely that we will introduce major changes in behavior.

> Even if we had to get rid of narrow builds and/or fix len(), we would
> probably only do it in the next 3.x version (i.e. 3.3), and not in the
> next bug fix release of 3.2 (i.e. 3.2.2).

Antoine Pitrou <report at bugs.python.org> wrote
   on Sun, 14 Aug 2011 17:36:42 -0000:

> This is even truer for stable branches, and Python 2 is very much a
> stable branch now (no more feature releases after 2.7).

Does that mean you now go to 2.7.1, 2.7.2, etc?

I had thought that 2.6 was going to be the last, but then 2.7
ame out.  I think I remember Guido said something about there 
never being a 2.10, so I wasn't too surprised to see 2.7.  



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