[Python-Dev] patch commit policies (was [issue4308] repr of httplib.IncompleteRead is stupid)
barry at python.org
Fri Mar 6 00:28:36 CET 2009
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On Mar 5, 2009, at 6:18 PM, Martin v. Löwis wrote:
>> That aside, is it actually a python-wide policy to *forbid* patching
>> older releases where the patch isn't security-related?
> I set this policy for the releases I manage, namely 2.4 and 2.5.
This is a Python-wide policy.
When Python 2.7 is released, there will be one last 2.6.x bug fix
release, and then it will go into security-only mode. Similarly, when
Python 3.1 is released, there will be one last 3.0.x release and it
too will go into security-only mode.
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