[Python-Dev] Re: Stability and change

Jeremy Hylton jeremy@zope.com
Wed, 10 Apr 2002 08:57:30 -0400

>>>>> "SM" == Skip Montanaro <skip@pobox.com> writes:

  SM> Oh well.  Guido already complains (rightfully so, I believe)
  SM> that there is very little community input on the existing
  SM> alpha/beta/rc1/rc2 process.  As he put it earlier today, people
  SM> who check out 2.2final think they are early adopters.  If most
  SM> people don't test out early releases now, Tim's been wasting his
  SM> time generating all those installers.

Here you say: Few people download and test development releases.

  SM> The only way a significant change in the development model is
  SM> going to work is if the effort necessary to generate micro
  SM> releases drops drastically.

Here you say: Let's do more development releases.