[Python-Dev] PEP 0404 and VS 2010

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Fri Nov 22 15:55:06 CET 2013

On Fri, 22 Nov 2013 22:00:54 +1300
Richard Tew <richard.m.tew at gmail.com> wrote:
> Was there any concern about the dozens of "Stackless Python 2.x" and
> "Stackless Python 3.x" versions that I have released over the years
> being a cause for confusion?  Or more importantly, any actual problems
> experienced?
> Yet, suddenly, the chance that we may release a "Stackless Python
> 2.8", is a concern.

It is, as long as there is "Python 2.8" in it: it will breed confusion
amongst the 99% of non-experts our community is composed of.

To be clear: I don't think anyone would go after you for doing so
(perhaps Barry will play a bass solo? :-)), but it would still be a
shame IMHO.



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