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[Python-Dev] [RELEASE] Python 2.7.15


Is it possible to get the release notes included on the download page(s)?

On Tue, May 1, 2018 at 10:35 AM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:

> Simple. I misread "latest" for "last" and was hopeful that no new bugs
> would need to be fixed between now and 2020. I will post a correction on
> Twitter now.
>
> On Tue, May 1, 2018 at 2:58 AM, Alex Walters <tritium-list at sdamon.com>
> wrote:
>
> > I've gotten some mixed signals on the status of this release, notably
> from
> > the BDFL:
> >
> > https://twitter.com/gvanrossum/status/991170064417153025
> > "Python 2.7.15 released -- the last 2.7 release!" (and a link to this
> > thread)
> >
> > I was under the impression that 2.7 was being supported until 2020.  If
> > this
> > is the final release of 2.7, what would "support" constitute?  My
> > assumption
> > was that the final release of 2.7 would be sometime in 2020 (or much
> closer
> > to 2020 than 19 months).
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Python-Dev <python-dev-bounces+tritium-
> > > list=sdamon.com at python.org> On Behalf Of Benjamin Peterson
> > > Sent: Tuesday, May 1, 2018 12:10 AM
> > > To: python-list at python.org; python-announce at python.org; python-
> > > dev at python.org
> > > Subject: [Python-Dev] [RELEASE] Python 2.7.15
> > >
> > > Greetings,
> > > I'm pleased to announce the immediate availability of Python 2.7.15,
> the
> > > latest bug fix release in the senescent Python 2.7 series.
> > >
> > > Source and binary downloads may be found on python.org:
> > >
> > >      https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-2715/
> > >
> > > Bugs should be reported to https://bugs.python.org/
> > >
> > > The source tarball contains a complete changelog in the Misc/NEWS file.
> > The
> > > only change since the release candidate is a fix for undefined C
> behavior
> > that
> > > newer compilers (including GCC 8) have started to exploit.
> > >
> > > Users of the macOS binaries should note that all python.org macOS
> > installers
> > > now ship with a builtin copy of OpenSSL. Additionally, there is a new
> > > additional installer variant for macOS 10.9+ that includes a built-in
> > version of
> > > Tcl/Tk 8.6. See the installer README for more information.
> > >
> > > Happy May,
> > > Benjamin
> > > 2.7 release manager
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