long-term release schedule?

Gerrit Holl gerrit at nl.linux.org
Wed Jun 4 10:58:40 CEST 2003

Tim Peters schreef op woensdag  4 juni om 04:15:28 +0000:
> [Gerrit Holl]
> > does a long-term release schedule exist? I know that, after Python
> > 2.3, Python 2.4 will follow. I have also read that between minor
> > releases, 18-24 months are spent, which means that only by the end of
> > 2004 Python 2.4a1 is to be released. But what comes after Python 2.4?
> > 2.5 or 3.0? Is this written down or summarized somethere?
> Sorry, nobody knows.  Python 3.0 in particular would require finding a way
> to fund at least Guido's time on it, and there's no obvious way (at this
> time) to do that.  Maybe the PSF and/or PBF will be able to fund some Python
> development.  Or maybe hordes of additional hard-working volunteers will
> appear.  What's your personal plan for working on 2.5 or 3.0?  "The answer"
> is the sum of everyone's plans (divided by 10 to compensate for unfounded
> optimism <wink>).

Hmm... a personal plan would probably involve 1) learning C 2) learning the
Python core 3) getting experienced to be able to produce anything useful ;)
...and 0) getting time to do all this...

But thanks for the answer anyway.


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