[Python-Dev] Re: Stability and change

Fredrik Lundh fredrik@pythonware.com
Mon, 8 Apr 2002 21:02:19 +0200

Guido wrote:
> > I agree.  Linux is not a good role model.  I think FreeBSD has done a
> > much better job with their -STABLE and -CURRENT branch naming.
> I don't know how they do it.  Can you explain?

develop against the main trunk (CURRENT), and release from
a branch (STABLE).  more here:


debian uses UNSTABLE, TESTING, and STABLE.