RELEASED: Python 2.1.1

Robin Becker robin at jessikat.fsnet.co.uk
Fri Jul 20 20:39:02 CEST 2001


In article <mailman.995648778.17379.python-list at python.org>, Guido van
Rossum <guido at digicool.com> writes
>I've released Python 2.1.1 today.  This is the final version of this
>bugfix release for Python 2.1, and should be fully compatible with
>Python 2.1.  There should be *no* reason to use 2.1 any more.  Many
>thanks to Thomas Wouters for being the release manager!  Pick up your
>copy here:
>
>    http://www.python.org/2.1.1/
>
>Python 2.1.1 is GPL-compatible.  This means that it is okay to
>distribute Python binaries linked with GPL-licensed software; Python
>itself is not released under the GPL but under a less restrictive
>license which is Open Source compliant.
>
>PS: I've noticed some disarray of mail sent through python.org; this
>seems to have to do with the dysfunctional ORBS "spam-checker".  See
>http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2001-July/016151.html for
>details.
>
>--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
>
very nice I'm certain, the windows install exe is only 37k longer than
that for 2.1, but what makes the .tgz increase from 4275323 to 6187808?
-- 
Robin Becker



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