[RELEASED] Release candidates for Python 2.6.8, 2.7.3, 3.1.5, and 3.2.3

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Sun Feb 26 23:20:26 CET 2012


On 2/26/2012 3:51 AM, Ben Finney wrote:
> Benjamin Peterson<benjamin at python.org>  writes:
>
>> We're pleased to announce the immediate availability of release candidates for
>> Python 2.6.8, 2.7.3, 3.1.5, and 3.2.3 .
>
> If you're pleased to announce their immediate availability, then please
> do that!
>
> Putting “RELEASED” in the subject, when they're not released and are
> instead *candidates for* release, is confusing and muddies the issue of
> what you even mean by “release”.

I think the standard [RELEASED] tag is for the benefit of people who do 
not read the list but filter it for posts with such tags, perhaps 
automatically, so they know there is something new to go download. And 
indeed, there is something new to download.

-- 
Terry Jan Reedy





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