[Python-Dev] Sorry. No Release.

Andrew Kuchling akuchlin@mems-exchange.org
Sat, 1 Jul 2000 08:28:29 -0400

On Fri, Jun 30, 2000 at 10:35:33PM -0500, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>I can't say how disappointed I am: at the very last moment I have
>heard that I am not allowed to release Python 2.0b1 on July 1 as
>planned.  Some last-minute issues have come up regarding the licensing

I'm not convinced this delay is wholly a bad thing.  Did Barry ever
track down the mysterious crashes he was seeing from running the test
suite?  And it's more time to experiment with the garbage collection,
hunt for SRE bugs, and so forth.