[Python-Dev] Python 2.3 maintenance branch is now open

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Tue Aug 5 03:01:24 EDT 2003

On Mon, 2003-08-04 at 21:48, Fred L. Drake, Jr. wrote:
> Barry Warsaw writes:
>  > The release23-maint branch is now open for patches for Python 2.3.1. 
>  > The release23-branch branch is now closed.
> Should we use something like branchctl to "close" declared-dead
> branches?  We probably don't have enough legacy branches to make it
> worthwhile for Python, though I know some projects that could use it
> effectively.  ;-)

I'm not sure Python needs it.  It's enough that any checkins on the dead
branch will bit rot long before Guido gets a pie in the face <wink>.


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