[Python-Dev] Wanted: members for Python Security Response Team

John J Lee jjl at pobox.com
Sat Feb 5 01:06:37 CET 2005

On Thu, 3 Feb 2005, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> hope at least one person from the release team can be involved, e.g.

Guido, from python-announce list:
> Python 2.3.5 will be released from www.python.org within a few days
> containing a fix for this issue.  Python 2.4.1 will be released later
> this month containing the same fix.  Patches for Python 2.2, 2.3 and
> 2.4 are also immediately available:

Hope this question isn't too dumb:

How will Python releases made in response to security bugs be done: will
they just include the security fix (rather than being taken from CVS
HEAD), without the usual alpha / beta testing cycle?  Or what...?


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