[Python-Dev] Interest in a Python 2.3.6?

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Sat Sep 9 22:41:04 CEST 2006

On Sep 9, 2006, at 2:10 PM, Martin v. Löwis wrote:

> Barry Warsaw schrieb:
>> Thoughts?  I don't want to waste my time if nobody thinks a 2.3.6  
>> would
>> be useful, but I'm happy to do it if there's community support.  I'll
>> also need the usual help with Windows installers and documentation  
>> updates.
> I personally would consider it a waste of time. Since it wouldn't  
> waste
> *my* time, I'm -0 :-)
> I think everybody has arranged with whatever quirks Python 2.3 has.
> Distributors of Python 2.3 have added whatever patches they think are
> absolutely necessary. Making another release could cause confusion;
> at worst, it may cause people to special-case people for 2.3.6 in
> case the release contains some incompatible change that affects
> existing applications.

Well, there certainly hasn't been an overwhelming chorus of support  
for the idea, so I think I'll waste my time elsewhere ;).  Consider  
the offer withdrawn.


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