Python 3 Transition Plan / Calendar Versioning

Augie Fackler raf at
Wed Oct 16 09:58:38 EDT 2019

> On Oct 16, 2019, at 04:02, David Demelier <markand at> wrote:
> I also don't understand why we keep creating releases at specific dates while not just release “once it's ready”.

We used to do that, long long ago (like...9 or 10 years ago). In practice it meant we had trouble ever getting releases out the door, and we switched to the time-based schedule to keep us honest. It's been a significant improvement for our users IMO.

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