solipsis at pitrou.net
Thu Feb 17 12:20:58 CET 2011
On Wed, 16 Feb 2011 10:52:16 -0800
Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 09:34, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
> > I would like the next release called 3.2.0 rather than just 3.2.
> > 'x.y' is known to be ambiguous and confusing.
> > In most actual usages, I believe, it refers to the latest x.y.z release. On
> > the site, the 'x.y' docs are almost always the latest version of the docs
> > (actually x.y.z+additional fixes). In discussions on python-list, for
> > instance, advice to use 'x.y' means to download and use the latest x.y.z
> > release, not the initial x.y(.0) release. Similarly on the tracker, 'what
> > happens with x.y' means the same.
> > So the alternate use of 'x.y' to mean x.y(.0) is both confusing and
> > correctable, at least for the future.
> With all of the writing I have been doing recently, I agree that
> disambiguating 3.2.0 from 3.2 is a good thing.
Agreed. Although better to defer it to 3.3.0 at this point.
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