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Re: Python 3.0.1

From:  =?ISO-8859-1?Q?=22Martin_v=2E_L=F6wis=22?= <>
To:  Raymond Hettinger <>
Subject:  Re: Python 3.0.1
Date:  Tue, 27 Jan 2009 23:31:05 +0100
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> My preference is to drop 3.0 entirely (no incompatable bugfix release)
> and in early February release 3.1 as the real 3.x that migrators ought
> to aim for and that won't have incompatable bugfix releases.  Then at
> PyCon, we can have a real bug day and fix-up any chips in the paint.

I would fear that than 3.1 gets the same fate as 3.0. In May, we will
all think "what piece of junk was that 3.1 release, let's put it to
history", and replace it with 3.2. By then, users will wonder if there
is ever a 3.x release that is any good.

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