[ANN] Python 2.5.6 Release Candidate 1

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Tue Apr 19 04:28:57 CEST 2011


On 4/18/2011 7:33 PM, Brendan Simon (eTRIX) wrote:

> If there is an official release of source (e.g. 2.5.5 and 2.5.6) why
> aren't binaries produced (other than to make it really hard for users
> and force them to upgrade to a later major revision -- 2.6, 2.7, etc) ??

Unofficial answer:
A. Binaries are a lot of work.
B. Security releases are primarily for servers.
C. Security releases after bugfix is over is better than nothing (the 
old policy before 2.5).
D. You are welcome to pay someone to produce one for you.

-- 
Terry Jan Reedy




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