[Python-Dev] Re: [Q] patches in maintenace branch

Guido van Rossum guido@digicool.com
Sat, 21 Jul 2001 09:40:50 -0400

> Quite frankly (and I know Tim will agree with me here ;-), I figured a
> likely outcome was that the "put up or shut up" of PEP 6 would result in
> no action.

You understand the PEP process all too well...  :-)

But in this case I genuinely thought that we needed to do this.

> I think it's wonderful that that we've already had two
> maintenance releases go so smoothly!

It may look smooth to *you*...  Behind the scenes, 2.1.1 final was a
bit of a last-minute mess. :-)

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