[Python-Dev] Status of 2.7 and 3.2

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Sun Jun 7 22:55:19 CEST 2009

R. David Murray wrote:
> [snip...]
>> By the policy you propose, we could not have released 2.6 in October
>> 2008, which we really really wanted to because Apple wanted us to.
> I don't think the 2.6 release date is relevant to this discussion,
> since 3.x hadn't been released at all at that point.  What I want to
> avoid is people writing new code for 2.7 instead of 3.1 because they
> want to take advantage of a nifty new feature that 3.1 doesn't have.
But 3.1 is in feature freeze (py3k trunk) and it is not possible to 
check-in code for 3.2. Following this policy it would mean a feature 
freeze on trunk for an indefinite period of time.



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