Python 2.6.6: The Last Maintenance Release

by Developer.com Staff

The last maintenance release for Python 2.6 is available - version 2.6.6. From now on, Python 2.6 is in security-fix mode until October 2013.

Python 2.6.6 is the newest and last maintenance release for the Python 2.6 series.

Going forward, only security fixes will be made to Python 2.6 until its end-of-life in October 2013. There will be no new features or bugs fixed.

Version 2.6.6 fixes dozens of issues with the core, built-in modules, libraries and documentation.

For ongoing maintenance releases, upgrade to Python 2.7.

This article was originally published on Wednesday Aug 25th 2010
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