[Python-Dev] My patches
steve at holdenweb.com
Thu Oct 30 16:20:55 CET 2008
Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis wrote:
> 2008-10-30 16:04 A.M. Kuchling <amk at amk.ca> napisał(a):
>> On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 11:04:42AM +0000, Barry Warsaw wrote:
>>> One of the reasons why I'm very keen on us moving to a distributed version
>>> control system is to help break the logjam on core developers. True, your
>>> code will still not be able to land in the "official" branch without core
>>> developer intervention, but you will be able to share your code, fixes,
>>> branches with everyone in a much more live way than patches in a tracker.
>> I don't see how a DVCS will fix anything. The bottleneck is in
>> assessing patches for inclusion in the master tree; not enough people
>> are doing that. We'd just end up with lots of proposed branches
>> waiting to be merged, instead of patches to be applied.
>> (What a DVCS might enable is making it easier to do larger
>> experiments, like the recent Vmgen work, and publish them in a form
>> that people can download. We could create SVN branches now, but that
>> means people would then have commit access to all of the Python
> SVN supports path-based authorization.
good point, but then we'd have an authentication management task ...
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