[Python-Dev] 3to2 0.1 alpha 1 released

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Fri Aug 28 00:48:28 CEST 2009

On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 14:47, Benjamin Peterson<benjamin at python.org> wrote:
> 2009/8/27 Brett Cannon <brett at python.org>:
>> What are the plans to merge this into Python's repository so we can
>> all help out on this?
> None at the moment. I think the community needs to show its interest
> in it and Joe his willingness to maintain it in the future in order
> for it to qualify for addition to the stdlib.

As Jesse said, at the language summit there was serious interest.

> I don't see why having it merged into Python's repo is a requirement
> for contribution, since he's using Mecurial. :)

Just because it's in Mercurial does not mean that Joe can't hold up
patches to apply to the main branch. If we all start forking it to fix
things and Joe ends up falling behind because of school, life, etc.
this could kill the project. But I am willing to wait for now in hopes
that doesn't happen.


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