On Fri, 2005-06-17 at 12:00 -0400, Paul Winkler wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 17, 2005 at 10:28:11AM -0400, Chris McDonough wrote:
> > We have historically always had the opportunity to introduce features
> > that preserve 100% b/c (like filestream iterators) in point releases.
> > This has worked pretty well for the last few years.
> 
> Strongly agree. By my count there have been 22 features added between 
> 2.7.1 and 2.7.6 (notably including a heavy overhaul of transient objects
> and sessioning, addition of the filestream iterator, and a host of 
> improvements to ZopeFind, text file support, test.py, restructured
> text, etc).
> 
> That's a hell of a lot of useful stuff that would have had to wait the 
> 16 months between 2.7.0 and 2.8.0.

Yup.  Even on the 2.6 branch we put in dot-release features of the same
ilk.  (Probably because the period between 2.6 and 2.7 was roughly the
same as the period between 2.7 and 2.8).

- C


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