[Python-Dev] Re: PEP Politics
Tue, 9 Apr 2002 15:03:19 -0400
>>>>> "FLD" == Fred L Drake, <email@example.com> writes:
FLD> Jeremy Hylton writes:
>> We consider both a set of functional goals and a release
>> schedule. We don't want to make these decisions in isolation.
>> If there are N
FLD> That's right. But we definately determine the release schedule
FLD> without any regard for what else is on our schedule, and we
FLD> don't make changes to the schedule based on what gets added to
FLD> our schedule before we're done.
FLD> Or that's been my perception at least.
We chose a release schedule a few weeks or months after the previous
release, and it always slides. So I think we do adjust the schedule
to some extent. Did we add an extra alpha or beta release of the
On the other hand, we tend to resist too much slippage after the
schedule has been set. There was definitely a lot of pressure to get
the __future__ stuff for nested_scopes into 2.1 without causing the
schedule to be delayed :-O.