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

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Fri Jan 20 14:53:47 CET 2012

On Fri, 20 Jan 2012 12:57:45 +0000
Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 20 January 2012 03:57, Brian Curtin <brian at python.org> wrote:
> >> 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.
> One thought comes to mind - while we need a PEP to make a permanent
> change to the release schedule, would it be practical in any way to do
> a "trial run" of the process, and simply aim to release 3.4 about 6
> months after 3.3?

It sounds reasonable to me, although we probably wouldn't market it as
a "trial run".



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