[Python-Dev] SF checkin policies

Guido van Rossum guido@beopen.com
Thu, 07 Sep 2000 10:50:25 -0500

> What are the checkin policies to the sourceforge
> CVS repository?
> Now that I have checkin rights (for the distutils),
> I'm about to checkin new versions of the bdist_wininst
> command. This is still under active development.
> Should CVS only contain complete, working versions?
> Or are intermediate, nonworking versions allowed?
> Will a warning be given here on python-dev just before
> a new (beta) distribution is created?

Please check in only working, tested code!  There are lots of people
(also outside the developers group) who do daily checkouts.  If they
get broken code, they'll scream hell!

We publicize and discuss the release schedule pretty intensely here so
you should have plenty of warning.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.pythonlabs.com/~guido/)