[Python-Dev] Re: plans for 2.3.2

Thomas Heller theller at python.net
Sat Sep 27 15:21:26 EDT 2003

"Fred L. Drake, Jr." <fdrake at acm.org> writes:

> Thomas Heller writes:
>  > Will the release candidate have the same version number as the final
>  > version?
> The typical case has been that the candidate has a distinct version
> number.  I think 2.3.1 has taught us to be very careful, so we should
> keep the distinction between the candidate and the actual release.
> My opinion:  What's "candidate" isn't the actual file we post to
> python.org, but the bits in CVS that form the implementation and build
> process.  The actual packages are a byproduct of that.

We've seen with 2.3.1 that this is only theory, at least in part ;-)

>  > > I don't know if the RC needs a windows installer built, as the problems
>  > > are in non-windows platforms.
>  > 
>  > I don't mind building one.
> I think there should be one.  They've paid off in the past.


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