[Python-Dev] PEP 407: New release cycle and introducing long-term support versions

Jeff Hardy jdhardy at gmail.com
Wed Jan 18 01:24:34 CET 2012

On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 3:50 PM, Ezio Melotti <ezio.melotti at gmail.com> wrote:
> * What is the effect on PyPy/Jython/IronPython?  Can they just skip the
> feature releases and focus on the LTS ones?

At least for IronPython it's unlikely we'd be able track the feature
releases. We're still trying to catch up as it is.

Honestly, I don't see the advantages of this. Are there really enough
new features planned that Python needs a full release more than every
18 months?

- Jeff

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