[Python-Dev] provisional status for asyncio

Victor Stinner victor.stinner at gmail.com
Fri Aug 28 17:59:33 CEST 2015

2015-08-28 17:34 GMT+02:00 Yury Selivanov <yselivanov.ml at gmail.com>:
> I too would enjoy more frequent release schedule of asyncio.

The problem is also to allow users to upgrade easily asyncio to
retrieve new features, or simply latest bug fixes. As explained in
other emails, if asyncio is part of the stlidb, it's *not* possible to
upgrade it using "pip install -U asyncio", except if you "hack"

Usually, Python 3 comes with the system, for an user, it's hard to
upgrade it. For example, Ubuntu Trusty still provides Python 3.4.0.
asyncio doesn't have the loop.create_task() method for example in this
release. asyncio got many bugfixes and some new features between 3.4.0
and 3.4.3. It's much easier to upgrade a third-party library than
upgrading the system python.


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