[Python-Dev] Re: Stability and change

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Tue, 09 Apr 2002 10:49:05 -0400


> It's not that hard to backport fixes.  The trawling through logs and
> regression testing is the hard bit, plus the release mechanics.

What I fear most is the risk of missing an important fix.  How are you
ever gonna find it back?  Not every fix is accompanied with a unittest.

> Though abandoning sf will help here.

That's a done deal AFAIC (for file releases).  I'm waiting a few days
to remove the past releases on SF, so links on mirrors don't go dead.

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