[Python-Dev] release plan for 2.5 ?

Anthony Baxter anthony at interlink.com.au
Wed Feb 22 22:50:12 CET 2006

On Sunday 12 February 2006 21:51, Thomas Wouters wrote:
> Well, in the past, features -- even syntax changes -- have gone in
> between the last beta and the final release (but reminding Guido
> might bring him to tears of regret. ;) Features have also gone into
> what would have been 'bugfix releases' if you looked at the
> numbering alone (1.5 -> 1.5.1 -> 1.5.2, for instance.) "The past"
> doesn't have a very impressive track record... 

*cough* Go on. Try slipping a feature into a bugfix release now, see 
how loudly you can make an Australian swear...

See also PEP 006. Do I need to add a "bad language" caveat in it?

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