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[Python-Dev] What is the rationale behind source only releases?


What does ?no release at all? mean? If it?s not released, how would people
use it?

?Chris

On Tue, May 15, 2018 at 9:36 PM Alex Walters <tritium-list at sdamon.com>
wrote:

> In the spirit of learning why there is a fence across the road before I
> tear
> it down out of ignorance [1], I'd like to know the rationale behind source
> only releases of cpython.  I have an opinion on their utility and perhaps
> an
> idea about changing them, but I'd like to know why they are done (as
> opposed
> to source+binary releases or no release at all) before I head over to
> python-ideas.  Is this documented somewhere where my google-fu can't find
> it?
>
>
> [1]: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Chesterton%27s_fence
>
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