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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?


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

> 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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