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Re: Python 3.0.1

From:  Benjamin Peterson <benjamin-AT-python.org>
To:  Raymond Hettinger <python-AT-rcn.com>
Subject:  Re: Python 3.0.1
Date:  Tue, 27 Jan 2009 15:48:08 -0600
Message-ID:  <1afaf6160901271348g48d3bc72t546821ad2feeed76@mail.gmail.com>
Cc:  =?UTF-8?B?Ik1hcnRpbiB2LiBMw7Z3aXMi?= <martin-AT-v.loewis.de>, python-dev-AT-python.org
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On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 3:19 PM, Raymond Hettinger <python@rcn.com> wrote:
> If 3.1 goes out right away, then it doesn't matter if 3.0 looks ridiculous.
> All eyes go to the latest release.  Better to get this done before more
> people download 3.0 to kick the tires.

It seems like we are arguing over the version number of basically the
same thing. I would like to see 3.0.1 released in early February for
nearly the reasons you name. However, it seems to me that there are
two kinds of issues: those like __cmp__ removal and some silly IO bugs
that have been fixed for a while and our waiting to be released.
There's also projects like io in c which are important, but would not
make the schedule you and I want for 3.0.1/3.1. It's for those longer
term features that I want 3.0.1 and 3.1. If we immedatly released 3.1,
when would those longer term projects that are important for migration
make it to stable? 3.2 is probably a while off.



-- 
Regards,
Benjamin
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