[python-committers] hg clone cpython newrepo aborts

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Wed May 29 02:03:42 CEST 2013

I think we have a zen rule about this: Special cases aren't special
enough to break the rules. (And I know what the next rule is, but I
don't think it applies here. :-)

On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 4:56 PM, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
> On 5/28/2013 7:23 PM, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>> On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 3:00 PM, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
>>> As I said on the issue and in response to Benjamin's question, I prefer
>>> to
>>> have it appear near the top of the directory listing even when other non
>>> 'test_xxx' files are added.
>> I don't think that's a strong enough reason to give the name a
>> non-alphabetic prefix. Please just use README.txt.
> As I explained in response to Antoine on pydev, I do not like generic README
> and would prefer a more specific name beginning with 'A'; however, I will
> just delete the '@' in my next patch, which will fix the one buildbot
> breakage.
> Terry
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