[Python-Dev] Someons's put a "Python 2.8" on GitHub

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Sat Dec 10 08:15:00 EST 2016

On 10 December 2016 at 18:18, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
> On Dec 10, 2016, at 07:09 PM, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
>>I seem to recall that when we discussed the future of Python 2.x, and the
>>decision that 2.7 would be the final version and there would be no 2.8, we
>>reached a consensus that if anyone did backport Python 3 features to a Python
>>2 fork, they should not call it Python 2.8 as that could mislead people into
>>thinking it was officially supported.
>>I think the project should be renamed to make it clear that its a fork,
>>like Stackless.
> Yes, exactly right.  It's not sanctioned by the PSF and should not be called
> "Python" anything.

NorwegianBlue would be thematically appropriate ;)


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