[Python-Dev] 3.1.2 / 2.6.5 maintenance releases?

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Sun Jan 17 10:21:49 CET 2010

Ned Deily wrote:
> I've recently seen a couple of references to 3.1.2 go by in checkins 
> which made me wonder whether dates have been proposed yet for updates to 
> either 3.1 or 2.6.  I don't recall seeing any and I didn't see any 
> references in the PEPs.  Some advance warning would be nice.  I assume 
> that some critical problem could trigger planning for an update on short 
> notice; is there a time-limit trigger as well?

Barry was once proposing time-based releases; this idea didn't really
catch on.

It's the release manager who decides when the next bug fix release will
be made, often in response to developers asking for one.


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