[Python-Dev] [Python-3000] Proposed Python 3.0 schedule

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Tue Oct 7 23:47:30 CEST 2008


Barry Warsaw wrote:
> On Oct 6, 2008, at 9:48 PM, Raymond Hettinger wrote:
> 
>> [Barry Warsaw]
>>> So, we need to come up with a new release schedule for Python 3.0. 
>>> My  suggestion:
>>> 15-Oct-2008 3.0 beta 4
>>> 05-Nov-2008 3.0 rc 2
>>> 19-Nov-2008 3.0 rc 3
>>> 03-Dec-2008 3.0 final
>>> Given what still needs to be done, is this a reasonable schedule? 
>>> Do  we need two more betas?
> 
>> Yes to both questions.
> 
> I think that's contradictory :).  If we need two betas, then 05-Nov
> becomes beta 5, 19-Nov is rc 2.  If we don't need another rc then we can
> still do a final release on 03-Dec, otherwise we probably go 2 weeks
> later.  I don't want to go much later than that though because then we
> get into the holiday season.

Do we need the full two weeks between rc's? Or is it too much of a pain
to cut releases 3 weeks in a row?

E.g. something like:

15-Oct-2008 3.0 beta 4
05-Nov-2008 3.0 beta 5
19-Nov-2008 3.0 rc 2
26-Nov-2008 3.0 rc 3 (if needed)
03-Dec-2008 3.0 final

Cheers,
Nick.

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