[Python-Dev] Python 3.0.1

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Tue Jan 27 20:05:03 CET 2009

On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 11:00 AM, Raymond Hettinger <python at rcn.com> wrote:
> With the extensive changes in the works, Python 3.0.1 is shaping-up to be a
> complete rerelease of 3.0 with API changes and major usability fixes.  It
> will fully supplant the original 3.0 release which was hobbled by poor IO
> performance.
> I propose to make the new release more attractive by backporting several
> module improvements already in 3.1, including two new itertools and one
> collections class.  These are already fully documented, tested, and
> checked-in to 3.1 and it would be ashamed to let them sit idle for a year or
> so, when the module updates are already ready-to-ship.

In that case, I recommend just releasing it as 3.1. I had always
anticipated a 3.1 release much sooner than the typical release

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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