[Python-Dev] Re: Stability and change

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Mon, 08 Apr 2002 13:57:31 -0400

> I'm neutral on the odd/even distinction -- all it has for it is that a
> number of people are used to it from Linux.  But SOMEthing more
> remarkable that "up to 2.3.N experimental, 2.3.(N+1) and on
> stable" is needed -- a different name, a different major release,
> whatever.  If we can come up with something better than parity
> of minor release number, I'll personally cheer... I just can't think
> of anything better right now.  Comparison of microrelease with
> some arbitrary threshold changing by minor.major is worse, though --
> not a clear signal at all.

We could jump the micro release number to 100.

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