Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

#23856 closed Cleanup/optimization (fixed)

Download page doesn't warn enough about development version

Reported by: Kristian Glass Owned by: nobody
Component: * Version: dev
Severity: Normal Keywords:
Cc: Triage Stage: Accepted
Has patch: yes Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: no


Just had a user in #django using the development version because they'd read which says

Option 2. Get the latest development version
The latest and greatest Django version is the one that's in our Git repository (our revision-control system). Get it using this shell command, which requires Git:

with no warning (akin to about how using stable might be more sensible. PR incoming to attempt to fix that.

Change History (5)

comment:1 by Baptiste Mispelon, 10 years ago

Triage Stage: UnreviewedAccepted
Type: UncategorizedCleanup/optimization

Yes, good idea.


comment:3 by Kristian Glass, 10 years ago

As per CLA section 7 this is not my original creation but a derivation of existing Django documentation; its source and license are thus presumably that of Django, though it is not "submitted on behalf of" any third party...

comment:4 by Baptiste Mispelon <bmispelon@…>, 10 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

In 200d475831bc58d915ecb8feeaee08660afb4bab/

Fixed #23856 -- Warned about downloading development version

Replicated the warning from about how the
development version is best used by those with experience looking to

comment:5 by Baptiste Mispelon, 10 years ago

(the fix has been deployed too)

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