[Python-ideas] stdlib with its own release cycle ?

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sun Oct 25 12:11:51 CET 2009

Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at ...> writes:
> What about having a different release cycle for the stdlib, and
> shipping Python in two distinct releases:
> - Python : core + stdlib
> - Python-Stdlib : stdlib
> The Python release would remain unchanged, but its cycle would be
> longer (as the moratorium seems to imply).

I don't think the moratorium should imply any longer release cycle. Many
improvements aren't of the kind that the moratorium aims at freezing. We could
actually make the whole release cycle shorter, knowing that releases will be
less disruptive.



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