[Python-Dev] [Python-3000] Python 2.6 and 3.0
nnorwitz at gmail.com
Sun Feb 24 00:26:04 CET 2008
+1 to everything -- n
On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 3:45 PM, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
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> Hi everyone,
> I've volunteered to be the release manager for Python 2.6 and 3.0.
> It's been several years since I've RM'd a Python release, and I'm
> happy to do it again (he says while the medication is still
> working :). I would like to get the next alpha releases of both
> versions out before Pycon, so I propose next Friday, February 29 for
> Guido reminded me that we released Python 1.6 and 2.0 together and it
> makes sense to both of us to do the same for Python 2.6 and 3.0. I
> don't think it will be that much more work (for me at least :) to
> release them in lockstep, so I think we should try it. I won't try to
> sync their pre-release version numbers except at the milestones (e.g.
> first beta, release candidates, final releases).
> I propose to change PEP 361 to outline the release schedule for both
> Python 2.6 and 3.0. I'm hoping we can work out a more definite
> schedule at Pycon, but for now I want to at least describe the
> lockstep release schedule and the Feb 29 date.
> I'd also like for us to consider doing regular monthly releases.
> Several other FLOSS projects I'm involved with are doing this to very
> good success. The nice thing is that everyone knows well in advance
> when the next release is going to happen, and so all developers and
> users know what to expect and what is needed from them.
> I'd like to propose that we do a joint release the last Friday of
> every month. For the alphas, it's basically what's in svn. This
> gives us some time to experiment with the process out and see if we
> like it enough to keep it going through the betas and final releases.
> - -Barry
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