2.7 beta 1

Mensanator mensanator at aol.com
Sun Apr 11 06:08:44 CEST 2010


On Apr 10, 7:15�pm, Chris Rebert <c... at rebertia.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 4:47 PM, Mensanator <mensana... at aol.com> wrote:
> > On Apr 10, 5:45�pm, Michael Str�der <mich... at stroeder.com> wrote:
> >> average wrote:
> >> >> On behalf of the Python development team, I'm merry to announce the first beta
> >> >> release of Python 2.7.
>
> >> >> Python 2.7 is scheduled (by Guido and Python-dev) to be the last major version
> >> >> in the 2.x series. �Though more major releases have not been absolutely ruled
> >> >> out, it's likely that the 2.7 release will an extended period of maintenance for
> >> >> the 2.x series.
>
> >> > May I propose that the developers consider keeping this release *beta*
> >> > until after the present Python moratorium? �That is, don't let it be
> >> > marked as *official* until after, say, Python 3.3.
>
> >> > There are so many features taken from 3.0 that I fear that it will
> >> > postpone its adoption interminably
>
> >> Whether 3.x is adopted by developers is IMO not influenced by the 2.7 release
> >> schedule. At least the effect is highly speculative. So please simply release
> >> 2.7 when it's ready.
>
> > 3.x won't be adopted by developers until it's fixed. As of now, it's
> > seriously broken and unsuitable for production.
>
> In what ways do you consider it broken?

Issue 8093. Remarkably, this apparently hasn't been noticed before.
I expect 2.7 will be around for a long time.

>
> Cheers,
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