No new features (was Re: [Python-Dev] Re: [Python-checkins] python/dist/src/Modules ossaudiodev.c, 1.35, 1.36)

Skip Montanaro skip at
Wed Mar 9 13:59:42 CET 2005

    Anthony> Initially, I was inclined to be much less anal about the
    Anthony> no-new-features thing. But since doing it, I've had a quite
    Anthony> large number of people tell me how much they appreciate this
    Anthony> approach - vendors, large companies with huge installed bases
    Anthony> of Python, and also from people releasing software written in
    Anthony> Python.

Same here.  People are amazed at work when I tell them I can just install a
micro release without any breakage.

    Anthony> I should also add that the above is really just policy as it's
    Anthony> evolved - if people want to discuss this (am I being too
    Anthony> strict?) I'm happy to talk about it.

Current policy gets a big +1 from me.


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