[Python-Dev] [Python-3000] 2.6.1 and 3.0
barry at python.org
Wed Nov 19 16:17:44 CET 2008
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On Nov 18, 2008, at 12:46 PM, Georg Brandl wrote:
> Barry Warsaw schrieb:
>> On Nov 18, 2008, at 8:07 AM, Christian Heimes wrote:
>>> Barry Warsaw wrote:
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>>>> Martin suggests, and I agree, that we should release Python 3.0
>>>> final and 2.6.1 at the same time. Makes sense to me. That would
>>>> mean that Python 2.6.1 should be ready on 03-Dec (well, if Python
>>>> 3.0 is ready then!).
>>> Should we release 2.6.1rc1, too?
>> Do we need rc's for point releases?
> I think we did them in the past. There probably never was a
> change between the rc and the final, but Murphy dictates that once you
> stop doing the rc, the final will be embarrassingly broken :)
True. If the rc's are actually tested and help avoid embarrassment
I'm all for them. If it's just extra work that few will test, then
let's skip them and just do brown bag releases if necessary.
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