[Python-Dev] Beta 1 schedule ? (Bug in stringobject?)

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Sat Jun 17 13:13:34 CEST 2006

Neal Norwitz wrote:
> On 6/16/06, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> wrote:
>> Fredrik Lundh wrote:
>> >
>> > what's the beta 1 status ?  fixing this should be trivial, but I
>> don't have any
>> > cycles to spare today.
>> Good question. PEP 356 says beta 1 was planned two days
>> ago...
>> http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0356/
> beta 1 won't be released until the tests pass consistently.  That
> hasn't happened much this week.  I updated the PEP's schedule.
> Hopefully we can release early next week.  This means the code freeze
> is likely to happen as early as Sunday (more likely Monday or
> Tuesday).
> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-checkins/2006-June/054104.html
>> I'd also like to get the new winerror module in before
>> beta1 is released - documentation will follow next week:
>> https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&atid=305470&aid=1505257&group_id=5470
>> Is it OK to first check in a pure Python version and then
>> replace this with a C implementation having the same interface
>> later on in the beta cycle ?
> My answer is no. 

Is that no to adding the winerror Python module or no to
replacing it with a C module later on in the beta cycle ?

Note that winerror is a new module, so it can't really
break anything.

> We've had too much breakage.  There are so many
> things already in 2.5.  We really don't need one more thing to break.
> There will be a 2.6.  winerror has limited impact.  At this point, I'd
> rather not see any checkins except to fix something that's broken.
> tests, doc, and bugfixes.  I seem to recall a bunch of checkins
> recently that didn't have a test.

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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