[Python-Dev] Python 1.6, the final release, is out!

Guido van Rossum guido@cj20424-a.reston1.va.home.com
Tue, 05 Sep 2000 13:49:38 -0500

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To: python-list@python.org (Python mailing list),
Subject: Python 1.6, the final release, is out!
From: Guido van Rossum <guido@beopen.com>
Date: Tue, 05 Sep 2000 13:49:38 -0500
Sender: guido@cj20424-a.reston1.va.home.com

OK folks, believe it or not, Python 1.6 is released.

Please go here to pick it up:


There's a tarball and a Windows installer, and a long list of new

CNRI has placed an open source license on this version.  CNRI believes
that this version is compatible with the GPL, but there is a
technicality concerning the choice of law provision, which Richard
Stallman believes may make it incompatible.  CNRI is still trying to
work this out with Stallman.  Future versions of Python will be
released by BeOpen PythonLabs under a GPL-compatible license if at all

There's Only One Way To Do It.

- --Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.pythonlabs.com/~guido/)

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