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Re: Move to python 2.2 as default release?

On Aug 14, Laura Creighton wrote: 
> The new Python Business Forum (www.python-in-business.com) is 

what is this? The link is dead. Is this the former PSA?

Guido van Rossum writes:
> > Now, if 2.3 won't be stable until well into next year (as opposed to
> > the schedule in PEP 283), then we may want to target 2.2.x as our
> > default version.
> Which version of PEP 283 are you referring to?  It once had us release
> the final version around the end of August.  But the current version
> says his:
>     There is currently no defined schedule.  We hope to do the final
>     release before the end of 2002, but if important projects below
>     are delayed, even that may be delayed.

ok, fine. "hope to release ..." is a bit long. I'll prepare packages
making 2.2 the default, introducing experimental 2.3 packages and drop

> To which I should probably add that that's the schedule for 2.3.  If
> things go as they went for 2.0, 2.1 and 2.2, there will be a 2.3.1
> bugfix update 3-6 months after 2.3 is released, and that would be the
> first time I'd be comfortable calling 2.3 stable.

which is why I wanted to make 2.2 the default for woody... we have a
stable 2.2.1, which is not the default.


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