[Python-Dev] Fixing 2.7.x

Ned Deily nad at acm.org
Mon Oct 6 19:38:54 CEST 2014

In article 
<CANc-5UyJ5ZkB8Mxha-80+BvREVYT745L16y8EuQ7PhdOm1A7Qw at mail.gmail.com>,
 Skip Montanaro <skip.montanaro at gmail.com> wrote:
> Apparently no other 2.x release qualifies as "security only" at this
> point? I would have expected at least 2.6 to fall into that category.

2.6 had its five-year run.

"Python 2.6.9 is the final security-only source-only maintenance
 release of the Python 2.6 series.  With its release on October 29,
 2013, all official support for Python 2.6 has ended.  Python 2.6
 is no longer being maintained for any purpose."


 Ned Deily,
 nad at acm.org

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