[Python-Dev] Sorry. No Release.

Guido van Rossum guido@beopen.com
Sat, 01 Jul 2000 08:46:29 -0500

> 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.

But that's what beta releases are for, right?  The result now is that
fewer people will try out the code than if it were released today, and
the final release will undoubtedly be delayed again.

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