[Python-3000] Refactoring tool available (work in progress)
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Fri Dec 15 18:36:09 CET 2006
Hm, I thought it's not a conflict unless there are *three* versions.
However, Jason's suggestion is correct: instead of writing a new tool
for this purpose, we should leverage existing tools. Cool! I can focus
on writing transformations.
On 12/15/06, Jason Orendorff <jason.orendorff at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/15/06, Anders J. Munch <ajm at flonidan.dk> wrote:
> > GvR wrote:
> > >
> > > Finally, I have a dream: a GUI that will let you do this
> > > interactively, sort of like query-replace in Emacs. But this message
> > > is already too long, so I'll stop for now. Thanks for reading this
> > > far. :-)
> > Sounds like a job for revision control conflict resolution editors.
> > Generate output that looks like a conflict:
> > <<<<<<< .python2x
> > apply(f, x, y)
> > =======
> > f(*x, **y)
> > >>>>>>> .python3
> Excellent idea!
> This leads to a funny conclusion, actually. These days I have source
> control everywhere. I review most changes in an edit-capable differ
> before checking in. So my diff tools are already all set up for
> reviewing changes (and making further changes during a review, like
> adding comments).
> So get this: Guido's dream is already implemented on my system! Give
> me the "--destructively-modify-in-place" option and I'll be all set.
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