[Python-Dev] Re: Stability and change

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Wed, 10 Apr 2002 11:12:33 -0400

> Skip's already answered with half of my point.  The other half that's
> critical to this is making it easy and comfortable to try out dev
> releases and promoting this through the community.  We want to encourage
> people to do this, and in my time on python-dev (plus more time on
> c.l.py), I have seen little attempt to directly address this.

What's a dev release?  An alpha or beta, I presume.  Under that
definition, every single dev release gets promoted in the community
with a posting in c.l.py and c.l.py.announce, a webpage, a Windows
installer, and so on.  What more do we need?

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