[Python-Dev] PEP 385: the eol-type issue

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Thu Aug 6 09:12:04 CEST 2009

"Martin v. Löwis" writes:
 > > This is simply false AFAICS.  There was little participation on this
 > > particular issue during PEP 374 that I can recall.  Now that it is
 > > clearly an issue after all, it's still early in the PEP 385 process.
 > > Martin has already picked up the ball on EOL support, and has carried
 > > informal design pretty much to the goal line already ... all that's
 > > left is the detailed design and the implementation, and there are
 > > several people involved who will help develop the patch, all very
 > > capable. 
 > I'm not so optimistic. To me, it looks like that either Dirkjan or Mark
 > will implement a hg hook, or else it won't happen (for me, I certainly
 > know that I will not write Mercurial hooks anytime soon).

Ouch.  Still, I think the informal discussion so far is pretty close
to a usable solution at that level.

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