[Python-Dev] Version number in the release-maint23 branch

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Sat Nov 15 15:09:08 EST 2003

On Sat, 2003-11-15 at 11:46, Anthony Baxter wrote:
> >>> Thomas Heller wrote
> > I'd like to change the version number in the CVS release-maint23 branch
> > to be able to do correct version checks.
> > [ switch from e.g. 2.3.2+ to 2.3.3a0 straight after release of 2.3.2 ]
> Should we make this official? In that case, after a major release, should
> the version go from, e.g. 2.4b1 -> 2.4b2 -> 2.4c1 -> 2.4 -> 2.4.1a0 ? Or 
> should that only happen on the maint branch, and the trunk would go to 
> 2.5a0?

Yes, I think so.  After a release, branch to 2.x.1a0 and trunk to


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