Monthly Archives: December 2009

The sorry state of Python in Debian

Looking at the sorry state of Python in Debian, makes me wonder if we shouldn’t enforce team maintainance of packages above a certain popularity/importance/whatever threshold. People worked hard in the last months to fix any bugs that would prevent Python2.6 to land in unstable and yet nothing happens. Time passes by and we will eventually end up with Squeeze having a horribly outdated Python version.