On Sun, May 26, 2002 at 10:54:15AM +0200, Bill Eldridge wrote:
> >As for the comment that Python 2.2 is the current version and everybody
> >should upgrade, as much as I agree with it in principle, it's not
> >practical in the real world.
> If that's referring to me, I only said that Python 2.2
> should be the default version, not that everyone should
If it's the default version for new installs, great. If it causes
an automatic upgrade from a previous version of Python, not great.
That's why the distributions put the version number in the package
name, so you can have multiple versions simultaneously and upgrade
when you want to.
-Mike (Iron) Orr, iron@... (if mail problems: mso@...)
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