[Python-Dev] Re: Stability and change

Anthony Baxter Anthony Baxter <anthony@interlink.com.au>
Mon, 08 Apr 2002 16:52:11 +1000

>>> Skip Montanaro wrote
>     GvR> Or maybe 2.3 should become 2.2.3.  <0.5 wink>
>     BAW> I think the new bool type has already prevented that.
> Why?  If you postulate that 2.even.x become the experimental release
> branches, then 2.2.3 with a bool type makes perfect sense.  Once the bool
> type is in and you're satisfied that you've accounted for most of the
> necessary changes, you make a micro release.  No big deal.  Create tgz and
> zip files, maybe a Windows installer.  On to the next one.

Hm. I'd like to keep the "stable between 2.x.a and 2.x.b" thing going,
if only because the lib/python-x.y directory is shared between releases.