[Python-Dev] What's new 2.x in 3.x docs.

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sat Jan 22 20:20:20 CET 2011

On Sat, 22 Jan 2011 14:04:00 -0500
Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
> The 3.x docs mostly started fresh with 3.0. The major exception is the 
> What's new section, which goes back to 2.0. The 2.x stuff comprises 
> about 650KB in the repository and whatever that translates into in the 
> distribution. I cannot imagine that anyone who only has 3.x and no 2.x 
> version would have any interest in the 2.x history. And of course, the 
> complete 2.x history will always be available with the latest 2.7.z. And 
> the cover page for 3.x could even say so and include a link. So why not 
> remove it from the 3.2 release (and have two separate pages for the 
> online version)?

Well, is there any point in doing so, apart from saving 650KB in the
repository? I'm not sure we care about the latter (right now the
whole source tree is more than 50MB, and that's without version
control information).



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