[Python-Dev] devguide: Backporting is obsolete. Add details that I had to learn.

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Tue Jan 10 05:05:05 CET 2012

On 1/9/2012 8:52 PM, Nick Coghlan wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 7:59 AM, Antoine Pitrou<solipsis at pitrou.net>  wrote:
>> Please avoid using the terms "minor version" and "major version", they
>> are confusing.
> Indeed. "Feature release" (2.7, 3.2, 3.3) and "release series" (2.x,
> 3.x) are the least confusing terms we have available.

I minimally edited what was already there to correct what is now an 
error. The change comes immediately after a section defining major, 
minor, and micro releases. To change terms,
and possibly other pages needs more extensive editing.

Terry Jan Reedy

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