[Dev] Python Version?
Michael R. Bernstein
webmaven at lvcm.com
Sat Nov 9 11:36:03 PST 2002
On Sat, 2002-11-09 at 07:24, Ricardo M. Reyes wrote:
> MRB> Bundling a specific version of Python in with Chandler makes perfect
> MRB> sense (thats what the Windows version of Zope does), but I think you're
> MRB> going to have to commit to not incrementing the Python version except
> MRB> for major releases.
> but if you commit to not change Python version until v2, what are you
> going to do if in a few months from now, a mayor bug is fixed in
> Python and you are forced to upgrade?
A bugfix only release (such as 2.2.1 -> 2.2.2) should be fine, as those
commit to maintaining compatibility (unless you were relying on the
buggy behaviour, in which case you're out of luck).
However, I would still lean toward remaining with the same release of
Python, unless one of the bugs found and fixed impacted Chandler in some
way, esp. with regard to security.
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