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Re: Python versions for Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat)

On May 18, 2010, at 02:30 PM, Scott Kitterman wrote:

>As is usual for discussions involving more than one person, we didn't all
>leave the room with quite the same understanding. I think 2.7 as default is a
>stretch goal at most. We want 2.7 as a supported version, but I didn't sense
>a lot of appetite for pushing hard for 2.7 as default.

These things happen. :)  Still, I'd like to make 2.7 for Maverick the goal,
but of course, we'll obviously make that decision only once we've gather
enough information.

>We did make the assumption that by the time 2.7 is released Debian will be in

Yep.  I heard rumors of a June-ish freeze, but I guess nothing official has
yet been decided.

>Another important point that I think deserves more emphasis is that we agreed
>that the testing done in Ubuntu for 2.7, will also be done against the Debian
>archive as well. There was a strong consensus in the group that Ubuntu should
>take great care to avoid doing anything that would accrue a technical debt
>that has to be paid in Debian (I found this a notable change from similar
>discussions in previous release cycles).

I completely agree.  I've added some emphasis to the previously mentioned wiki


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