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Python 3.5 is no longer supported

Python 3.5 is no longer supported.  There will be no more bug fixes or security patches for the 3.5 series, and Python 3.5.10 is the last release.  The Python core development community recommends that all remaining Python 3.5 users...
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Python 3.8.6 is now available

Python 3.8.6 is the sixth maintenance release of Python 3.8. Go get it here:https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-386/ Maintenance releases for the 3.8 series will continue at regular bi-monthly intervals, with 3.8.7 planned for mid-Nove...
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Python 3.9.0rc2 is now available for testing

 Python 3.9.0 is almost ready. This release, 3.9.0rc2, is the last planned preview before the final release of Python 3.9.0 on 2020-10-05. Get it here:https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-390rc2/In the mean time, we ...
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Answer these surveys to improve pip’s usability

The pip team has been working on improving the usability of pip since the start of this year. We've been carrying this work out remotely - by interviewing pip users, by sending short surveys, and doing usability tests of new pip functions.
We want to t...
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Python 3.9.0rc1 is now available

Python 3.9.0 is almost ready. This release, 3.9.0rc1, is the penultimate release preview. You can get it here:https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-390rc1/Entering the release candidate phase, only reviewed code changes which a...
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Upgrade to pip 20.2, plus, changes coming in 20.3

On behalf of the Python Packaging Authority, I am pleased to announce that we have just released pip 20.2, a new version of pip. You can install it by running python -m pip install --upgrade pip.

The highlights for this release are:

- The beta of the...
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Pip team midyear report








The grant-funded team working on improvements to pip in 2020 has now passed the halfway mark. Here's an update on where are so far and what's next.


Funding and Timeline Status


The plan that we proposed last year said that, by now, we would h...
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Python 3.8.4 is now available

Python 3.8.4 is the fourth maintenance release of Python 3.8. Go get it here:

https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-384/

Maintenance releases for the 3.8 series will continue at regular bi-monthly intervals, with 3.8.5 planned for mid-Sept...
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Python 3.9.0b4 is now ready for testing

On behalf of the entire Python development community, and the currently
serving Python release team in particular, I’m pleased to announce the
release of Python 3.9.0b4. Get it here:

https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-390b4/


This is ...
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Announcing the PSF Project Funding Working Group






For the past 3 years, the PSF has been working on grant funded projects to improve our internal systems and platforms. This work has been done with the Packaging Working Group, and focused on our packaging ecosystem of PyPI and pip. We have been a...
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Python 3.8.4rc1 is now ready for testing

Python 3.8.4rc1 is the release candidate of the fourth maintenance release of Python 3.8. Go get it here:
https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-384rc1/

Assuming no critical problems are found prior to 2020-07-13, the scheduled release date ...
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Python 3.9.0b3 is now available for testing


On behalf of the entire Python development community, and the currently
serving Python release team in particular, I’m pleased to announce the
release of Python 3.9.0b3. Get it here:


https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-390b3/



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Python 3.9.0b1 is now available for testing

On behalf of the entire Python development community, and the currently
serving Python release team in particular, I’m pleased to announce the
release of Python 3.9.0b1. Get it here:

https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-390b1/



This is ...
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