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PEP: 392
Title: Python 3.2 Release Schedule
Version: $Revision$
Last-Modified: $Date$
Author: Georg Brandl <georg@python.org>
Status: Active
Type: Informational
Content-Type: text/x-rst
Created: 30-Dec-2009
Python-Version: 3.2


Abstract
========

This document describes the development and release schedule for the
Python 3.2 series.  The schedule primarily concerns itself with PEP-sized
items.

.. Small features may be added up to and including the first beta
   release.  Bugs may be fixed until the final release, which is planned
   for February 2011.


Release Manager and Crew
========================

- 3.2 Release Manager: Georg Brandl
- Windows installers: Martin v. Loewis
- Mac installers: Ronald Oussoren
- Documentation: Georg Brandl


3.2 Lifespan
============

3.2 will receive bugfix updates approximately every 4-6 months for
approximately 18 months.  After the release of 3.3.0 final (see PEP
398), a final 3.2 bugfix update will be released.  After that,
security updates (source only) will be released until 5 years after
the release of 3.2 final, which will be February 2016.


Release Schedule
================

3.2 schedule
------------

- 3.2 alpha 1: August 1, 2010
- 3.2 alpha 2: September 6, 2010
- 3.2 alpha 3: October 12, 2010
- 3.2 alpha 4: November 16, 2010
- 3.2 beta 1: December 6, 2010

(No new features beyond this point.)

- 3.2 beta 2: December 20, 2010
- 3.2 candidate 1: January 16, 2011
- 3.2 candidate 2: January 31, 2011
- 3.2 candidate 3: February 14, 2011
- 3.2 final: February 20, 2011

.. don't forget to update final date above as well

3.2.1 schedule
--------------

- 3.2.1 beta 1: May 8, 2011
- 3.2.1 candidate 1: May 17, 2011
- 3.2.1 candidate 2: July 3, 2011
- 3.2.1 final: July 11, 2011

3.2.2 schedule
--------------

- 3.2.2 candidate 1: August 14, 2011
- 3.2.2 final: September 4, 2011

3.2.3 schedule
--------------

- 3.2.3 candidate 1: February 25, 2012
- 3.2.3 candidate 2: March 18, 2012
- 3.2.3 final: April 11, 2012

3.2.4 schedule
--------------

- 3.2.4 beta 1: planned for Oct/Nov 2012
- 3.2.4 candidate 1: following two weeks after beta 1
- 3.2.4 final: following two weeks after candidate 1, if no further RC
  are necessary

-- Only security releases after 3.2.4 --


Features for 3.2
================

Note that PEP 3003 [#pep3003]_ is in effect: no changes to language
syntax and no additions to the builtins may be made.

No large-scale changes have been recorded yet.


References
==========

.. [#pep3003]
   http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-3003/



Copyright
=========

This document has been placed in the public domain.



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