[Python-Dev] Re: Stability and change

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Mon, 08 Apr 2002 18:36:40 -0400

>     SM>     No support for any development branch releases
>     SM> (e.g. 2.N.x, where N is odd) is implied.

> IMHO it will still confuse a lot of people.  I don't think it's the
> same as the Linux kernel because I suspect that people upgrade their
> kernels a /lot/ less often then they'll upgrade their Python version.

Yup.  Most people don't even know what kernel (or what gcc, etc.) they
have -- all they know is that they installed Red Hat 7.2.

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