[arch-dev-public] Python move news announcement draft
schiv at archlinux.org
Mon Oct 18 10:36:37 EDT 2010
On 18 October 2010 20:39, Dieter Plaetinck <dieter at plaetinck.be> wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Oct 2010 22:32:13 +1000
> Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> I will move python stuff from [testing] soon so we will need a news
>> item... Here is a draft:
>> --begin draft--
>> Major python update
>> A major python update is hitting the repos on a mirror near you.
>> This involves update the python package from the 2.6 series to the
> updating, or "an update"
>> 2.7 series. However, with python-2.7 being scheduled to be the last
>> major release in the python-2.x series, python 2.7 is now packaged as
>> "python2", while the "python" package will contain the python 3.x
>> series. This means that /usr/bin/python will point at python 3.x and
> "will contain", "will point" ? when you post this, this will already be
> the case, no?
This has to do with the fact that nobody will be getting the update immediately:
"A major python update is hitting the repos on a mirror near you."
But of course, the tenses don't really matter - either is or will be right :p
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