[Python-Dev] outdated info on download pages for older versions

Carl Meyer carl at oddbird.net
Wed May 2 16:16:44 CEST 2012

Hi all,

Are the download pages for older Python versions supposed to be kept up 
to date at all? I just noticed that the 2.4.6 download page 
(http://www.python.org/download/releases/2.4.6/) says things like 
"Python 2.4 is now in security-fix-only mode" (whereas in fact it no 
longer gets even security fixes), and "Python 2.6 is the latest release 
of Python."

While checking to see if there was a SIG that would be more appropriate 
for this question, I also noticed that if one clicks on Community | 
Mailing Lists in the left sidebar of python.org, there's a "Special 
Interest Groups" link under "Mailing Lists" which is a 404 (not to 
mention redundant, as there's also one parallel to "Mailing Lists" that 

(Please do let me know if there is a more appropriate forum for website 


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