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[Python-Dev] Guido's Python 1.0.0 Announcement from 27 Jan 1994


> On 27 Jan, 2018, at 5:10 PM, Dan Stromberg <drsalists at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> We probably should (if possible) create an archive (with dates) of
> very old (or all, actually) versions of CPython, analogous to what The
> Unix Heritage Society does for V5, V7, etc., but for CPython...
> 
> Or is there one already?  I found a bunch of 1.x's, but no 0.x's.
> What I found was at http://legacy.python.org/download/releases/src/

If I remember correctly, Dave Beazley, who went on this particular adventure a few months back, concluded that other releases are lost forever due to FTPs and their mirrors going offline over time. He did find a tarball of 0.9.1 reconstructed by Andrew Dalke from usenet posts.

Read on, this is pretty fascinating: https://twitter.com/dabeaz/status/934590421984075776 <https://twitter.com/dabeaz/status/934590421984075776>

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