[Python-Dev] Policy about old Python versions

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Thu Nov 4 15:16:32 CET 2004

On Thu, Nov 04, 2004, Batista, Facundo wrote:
> Sometimes, reviewing bugs, I found some ones referring problems about
> old Python versions.
> Is there a policy about supporting old Python versions? At some time
> an old version becomes "deprecated"?
> For example, an open bug about a problem of Python 2.1, that is solved
> in Python 2.2 and subsequents, when should be closed?

As soon as the new version is released, if there is no bugfix planned
for that issue.  Two versions later (i.e. 2.3 in this case) even if it
looks like it ought to be fixed in 2.1 -- we haven't been doing bugfixes
more than one version old.
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