[Python-Dev] Re: Stability and change

Skip Montanaro skip@pobox.com
Mon, 8 Apr 2002 16:37:34 -0500

    Guido> I think version dependency management is subject to the Logajan
    Guido> Guido> paradox. :-(

    Skip> Can you state that succintly for us? :-)

    Alex> "Python keeps being maintained yet it *never* happens that release
    Alex> X (for any X and Y) can run some code that release Y cannot run".

    Alex> It's unachievable (as well as unreasonable) and thus I don't think
    Alex> it should be considered.

The only consideration I was giving it was to maybe submit it to the global
fortune cookie file... ;-)