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LWN: python-dev summary, July 16-31

Aug 06, 2000, 21:08 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The python-dev summaries are intended to inform the larger Python community of currently ongoing development. To comment on material in this python-dev summary, simply post to comp.lang.python or . Give your posting a meaningful subject line, and if it's about a PEP, include the PEP number (e.g. Subject: PEP 201 - Lockstep iteration) All python-dev members are interested in seeing ideas discussed by the community, so don't hesitate to take a stance on a PEP if you think that you could share an educated opinion."

"Dawn began to break on the licensing situation; a meeting of the Python Consortium was held on July 21, the day after the O'Reilly Open Source Conference. In this posting, Guido reported on a proposed license, a new home for python.org at SourceForge, and the release plans for Python 1.6 and 2.0...."

"Guido's posting contained the license text in Microsoft Word format (lawyers aren't big on plain text). Tim Peters posted the license text as it stood on July 22; it's been changed a bit since then and still isn't finished as of this writing, but it'll give you the general idea...."

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