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[Python-Dev] Python version numbers


On 3 April 2018 at 13:51, Paul G <paul at ganssle.io> wrote:
> Maybe this has already been discussed ad nauseum, but is the idea here that Python will stay on Python 3.x, but also start breaking backwards compatibility with old versions? That would seem to be a violation of semantic versioning.

Python's versions don't follow strict semantic versioning. See
https://docs.python.org/3/faq/general.html#how-does-the-python-version-numbering-scheme-work

Paul