[Python-Dev] (Not) delaying the 3.2 release

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Thu Sep 16 14:26:10 CEST 2010

On Wed, 15 Sep 2010 19:55:16 -0500
Jacob Kaplan-Moss <jacob at jacobian.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 6:31 PM, Jesse Noller <jnoller at gmail.com> wrote:
> > My goal (personally) is to make sure python 3.2 is perfectly good for use in web applications, and is therefore a much more interesting porting target for web projects/libraries and frameworks.
> To try (again) to make things concrete here:
> I didn't work to get Django running on Python 3.0 because it was just too slow.
> I'm not working to get Django running on Python 3.1 because I don't
> feel confident I'll be able to put any apps I write into production.
> If Python 3.2 is the same, I won't feel any motivation to target it
> and I'll get to be lazy and wait for Python 3.3.

Why won't you feel confident? Are there any specific issues (apart from
the lack of a WSGI PEP)?
If they are technical problems, they should be reported on the bug
If they are representational, cultural or psychological issues, I'm
not sure what we can do. But delaying the release won't solve them.



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