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PEP: 429
Title: Python 3.4 Release Schedule
Version: $Revision$
Last-Modified: $Date$
Author: Larry Hastings <larry@hastings.org>
Status: Active
Type: Informational
Content-Type: text/x-rst
Created: 17-Oct-2012
Python-Version: 3.4


Abstract
========

This document describes the development and release schedule for
Python 3.4.  The schedule primarily concerns itself with PEP-sized
items.

.. Small features may be added up to the first beta
   release.  Bugs may be fixed until the final release,
   which is planned for February 2014.


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

- 3.4 Release Manager: Larry Hastings
- Windows installers: Martin v. Löwis
- Mac installers: Ned Deily / Ronald Oussoren
- Documentation: Georg Brandl


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

The anticipated schedule:

- 3.4.0 alpha 1: August 3, 2013
- 3.4.0 alpha 2: August 31, 2013
- 3.4.0 alpha 3: September 28, 2013
- 3.4.0 alpha 4: October 19, 2013
- 3.4.0 beta 1: November 23, 2013

(Beta 1 is also "feature freeze"--no new features beyond this point.)

- 3.4.0 beta 2: January 4, 2014
- 3.4.0 candidate 1: January 18, 2014
- 3.4.0 candidate 2: February 1, 2014
- 3.4.0 final: February 22, 2014

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

Every release day listed here is the prospective day of tagging the release;
the actual availability of the release for download on python.org depends
on the schedules of the crew.


Features for 3.4
================

Implemented / Final PEPs:

* None so far

Other final large-scale changes:

* None so far

Candidate PEPs:

* PEP 395: Qualified Names for Modules
* PEP 3143: Standard daemon process library
* PEP 3154: Pickle protocol version 4

Other proposed large-scale changes:

* New packaging libraries, possibly deprecating "distutils"
* Addition of the "regex" module
* Email version 6
* A standard event-loop interface
* Breaking out standard library and docs into separate repos

Deferred to post-3.4:

* None so far

Copyright
=========

This document has been placed in the public domain.



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