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

Brian Curtin brian at python.org
Fri Jan 20 04:57:53 CET 2012

On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 17:54, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
> Ok, so let me add then that I'm worried about the additional work-load.
> I'm particularly worried about the coordination of vacation across the
> three people that work on a release. It might well not be possible to
> make any release for a period of two months, which, in a six-months
> release cycle with two alphas and a beta, might mean that we (the
> release people) would need to adjust our vacation plans with the release
> schedule, or else step down (unless you would release the "normal"
> feature releases as source-only releases).
> FWIW, it might well be that I can't be available for the 3.3 final
> release (I haven't finalized my vacation schedule yet for August).

In the interest of not having Windows releases depend on one person,
and having gone through building the installer myself (which I know is
but one of the duties), I'm available to help should you need it.

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