Sunday, March 5, 2017

Python 3.6.1rc1 is now available for testing

Python 3.6.1rc1 is now available.   Python 3.6.1rc1 is the release candidate for the first maintenance release of Python 3.6, which was initially released in 2016-12 to great interest.   Three months later, we are providing the first set of bugfixes and documentation updates to 3.6.  See the What’s New In Python 3.6 document for more information about features included in the 3.6 series.

You can download Python 3.6.1rc1 here.  3.6.1 is planned for final release on 2017-03-20 with the next maintenance release expected to follow in about 3 months.