[Python-Dev] [RELEASE] Python 3.8.0a1 is now available for testing

Stephane Wirtel stephane at wirtel.be
Mon Feb 4 08:02:38 EST 2019

On 02/04, Łukasz Langa wrote:
>I packaged my first release. *wipes sweat off of face*
>Go get it here:
>Python 3.8.0a1 is the first of four planned alpha releases of Python 3.8,
>the next feature release of Python.  During the alpha phase, Python 3.8
>remains under heavy development: additional features will be added
>and existing features may be modified or deleted.  Please keep in mind
>that this is a preview release and its use is not recommended for
>production environments.  The next preview release, 3.8.0a2, is planned
>for 2019-02-24.
>Apart from building the Mac installers, Ned helped me a lot with the
>process, thank you!  Ernest was super quick providing me with all
>required access and fixing a Unicode problem I found in Salt,
>thank you!
>Finally, this release was made on a train to Düsseldorf. There's a PyPy
>sprint there. The train is pretty cool, makes this "Wasm! Wasm!" sound.
>- Ł

Hi Lukasz,

Just one idea, we could create a Docker image with this alpha version.

This Docker image could be used with the CI of the main projects and the
test suites of these projects.

If we have some issues, we should create an issue for python 3.8.0a1.

Good idea?

Have a nice day,


Stéphane Wirtel - https://wirtel.be - @matrixise

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