[Python-Dev] Nostalgic Versions

Guido van Rossum guido@zope.com
Mon, 30 Jul 2001 08:46:39 -0400

> Where can I find *really* old Python versions? I managed to find
> 1.2, but I want to get my hands on <1.0 versions if at all possible...

You can try to check out by symbolic release tag from the CVS.  I
think it goes back to 0.9.8 and maybe even before.  Building may be
problematic: I think the oldest Makefiles got lost, and some files
were renamed -- CVS logs leave no trails of renaming.

For what purpose, may I ask?

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