On 11/1/07, Sidnei da Silva <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I think we are closely approaching the
> EOL for Python 2.4. Supposedly when Python 2.6 comes out next year
> Python 2.4 will be officially discouraged and will not receive any
> more fixes other than security fixes.
This seems to be a common misconception; I'm not sure why.
Python 2.4 has *already* hit EOL. There will only be security fixes
released in source form.
When a new Python 2.X is released, a final 2.X-1 bugfix release is
made and 2.X becomes the maintenance release. 2.X-1 gets critical
security fixes only. The unreleased trunk becomes the development
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at gmail.com>
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