[Python-Dev] Looking for VCS usage scenarios

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Wed Nov 5 21:48:49 CET 2008

On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 03:09, Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2008/11/3 Brett Cannon <brett at python.org>:
>> At this point I am looking for any suggestions for fundamental usage
>> scenarios that I am missing from the PEP. If you think the few already
>> listed are missing some core part of a VCS, please let me know.
> My apologies, I can't check if this is already there (firewall rules
> from this account :-() but can I suggest the following use case:
> An average user (ie, not a core developer) finds an issue, and has an
> idea how to fix it. He raises a tracker item, checks out the Python
> sources, makes a fix, and wants to upload it to the tracker. Key
> points here are the initial work needed to grab a development
> checkout, and the ability to bundle up a fix for upload to the
> tracker. (I'm specifically thinking of a casual user, not a developer
> who already has a Python checkout to work on).

It's the first scenario, so yes, it's covered.


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