[Python-Dev] Python 2.7.13 release dates

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Mon Nov 28 13:42:12 EST 2016

Perhaps (un)related, is the release schedule for 3.5.3 set yet? (I'm
holding off putting a new version of typing.py on typeshed until that's

On Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 10:36 AM, Serhiy Storchaka <storchaka at gmail.com>

> On 28.11.16 09:06, Benjamin Peterson wrote:
>> I've have just updated PEP 373 to say that Python 2.7.13 release
>> candidate 1 will be released on December 3. The final will follow two
>> weeks later on December 17. If there are delays in the process, the
>> final will likely to pushed into January.
> Could it be delayed until 3.6.0 released? I paused fixing non-critical and
> non-documentation bugs while 3.6 in pre-release stage and this could
> include bugs that affect 2.7.
> In additional, we always receive increased number of bug reports in the
> first one or two weeks after releasing new Python version. Some of these
> reports are about regressions introduced by bugfixes. If delay bugfix
> releases after new version release, we could fix regressions caused by
> backported bugfixes and make bugfix releases more reliable.
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