[Python-Dev] Sorry. No Release.

Vladimir Marangozov Vladimir.Marangozov@inrialpes.fr
Sat, 1 Jul 2000 18:56:49 +0200 (CEST)


Subject: Re: [Python-Dev] Sorry. No Release.
To: guido@beopen.com (Guido van Rossum)
Date: Sat, 1 Jul 2000 16:23:16 +0200 (CEST)
Cc: python-dev@python.org

Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > 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, what about reverting the version number to 2.0a3 ?
We're still not in a beta stage, but there *is* a new version ready, 
which, if not beta, should be an alpha. We're used to see the version
bumped a day or two before the release.

       Vladimir MARANGOZOV          | Vladimir.Marangozov@inrialpes.fr
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