[Python-Dev] Re: Stability and change
Guido van Rossum
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/)