On Feb 6, 2012, at 9:45 AM, Hanno Schlichting wrote:

> Hi.
> I just updated the 2.12.x branch with one last batch of bugfix
> versions. I'll let the buildbots run and if there's no troubles
> release one more version later this week.
> I consider this to be the last maintenance release for the 2.12.x
> series. From now on 2.12.x will only see security updates. I've also
> put an end-date to the security support
> (http://zope2.zope.org/releases), stating October 2013 as the end
> date. This happens to be the end of security support for Python 2.6 -
> the only Python version supported by the 2.12.x series.
> This is rather long in the future, one and a half years from now. I
> think that sets reasonable expectations and gives us a clear end date.
> It's not meant to prohibit anyone from doing security releases after
> this date - just set clear expectations to others, like Linux
> distributors shipping Zope 2 and relieve me of my formal duty ;-)
> The 2.13 series is going to be supported longer. How long depends on
> Python 2.7's support and how Zope 4 is going to progress. At this
> point there's no formal end-of-life date.
> If you have concerns, please speak up.
> Zope 2.x release managerly yours ;-)
> Hanno

Sounds good to me.

David Glick
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