[Python-ideas] stdlib upgrades

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Wed Jun 2 23:28:55 CEST 2010

On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 00:53, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Jun 2010 18:22:38 -0700
> Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
>> One is that when new modules are accepted into the stdlib they are
>> flagged with a ExpermintalWarning
> Are you advocating this specific spelling?

Or ExperimentWarning.

>> Otherwise we shift to an annual release schedule, but alternate Python
>> versions have a language moratorium. That would mean only new language
>> features every two years, but a new stdlib annually.
> I think this has already been shot down by Guido (I think I was the one
> who asked last time :-)). Basically, even if you aren't adding new
> language features, you are still compelling people to upgrade to a new
> version with (very probably) slight compatibility annoyances.

Not surprised.

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