[Python-Dev] devguide: Backporting is obsolete.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

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Tue Jan 10 13:57:05 CET 2012

On Tue, 10 Jan 2012 08:49:04 +0000
Rob Cliffe <rob.cliffe at btinternet.com> wrote:
> But "minor version" and "major version" are readily understandable to 
> the general reader, e.g. me, whereas "feature release" and "release 
> series" I find are not.  Couldn't the first two terms be defined once 
> and then used throughout?

To me "minor" is a bugfix release, e.g. 2.7.2, and "major" is a feature
release, e.g. 3.3.  I have a hard time considering 3.2 or 3.3 "minor".



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