[Python-Dev] [Python-3000] Second betas tomorrow

Jesse Noller jnoller at gmail.com
Tue Jul 1 22:28:11 CEST 2008

On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 4:23 PM, Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
> Barry Warsaw schrieb:
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>> Wow, I bet this one crept up on you as quickly as it did me!
>> We have our second planned beta releases for 2.6 and 3.0 tomorrow.  As
>>  usual I will start looking at blockers and buildbots tomorrow  afternoon
>> (UTC-4 time) with a plan to start building things at about  6pm.  Also, I
>> will of course be in #python-dev on freenode to answer  any questions, or
>> get second opinions.
>> PEP 361 claims that these will be the last betas.  Whether that's true  or
>> not depends on how well the beta2's go.  Please help review code or  fix
>> bugs.  If you know of things that absolutely must go into beta2,  be sure
>> there is an open release-blocker bug on the issue.
> May I ask if it really makes sense to release the beta tomorrow? Looking
> at the Misc/NEWS files for 2.6 and 3.0, there are around 3-5 entries
> for each release. I know it's good to follow the release plan, but it
> also may save you, the release manager, work for the third beta (which
> I think will be necessary if beta2 is released tomorrow).
> Georg

Speaking from my minor perspective - I've been sick and MIA, so there
has not been a lot of movement on the pep 371 issues / multiprocessing
bugs since Beta 1, there's still a fair amount of issues to close out.


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