[Python-Dev] python2.1.2 plans, plus the curse of PEP-006.

Anthony Baxter Anthony Baxter <anthony@interlink.com.au>
Thu, 06 Dec 2001 13:59:11 +1100

>>> Aahz Maruch wrote
> What does "should be maintained" mean?  With CVS, IIUC, there's no
> reason not to keep branches around forever.  If instead what you're

I mean "should continually have backported patches applied".

> talking about is policy for work to be assigned, I won't let that into
> PEP6; the entire point of PEP6 is that it only prescribes procedure for
> someone who is already working, it does not specify any work to be
> accomplished in the abstract.  

Oh, sure - I'm not talking about adding it to PEP006 - it's not appropriate
for it. More talking about the abstract here.
> The problem lies in creating the social structure to make that happen.
> People who monitor CVS need to get into the habit of reminding each
> other to mark bugfix candidates.  But that's beyond the scope of PEP6.

*nod* absolutely.