[Python-Dev] Re: plans for 2.3.2
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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