[Python-Dev] Deprecation policy

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Tue Nov 29 16:13:06 CET 2011

On Nov 29, 2011, at 01:59 PM, Antoine Pitrou wrote:

>Well, that's why I think the version number components are not
>correctly named. I don't think any of the 2.x or 3.x releases can be
>called "minor" by any stretch of the word. A quick glance at
>http://docs.python.org/dev/whatsnew/index.html should be enough.

Agreed, but it's too late to change it.  I look at it as the attributes of the
namedtuple being evocative of the traditional names for the digit positions,
not the assignment of those positions to Python's semantics.


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