[Python-Dev] PEP 374 (DVCS) now in reST

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Sun Jan 25 00:40:38 CET 2009

On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 15:34, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
>>> Second, I think it would be good to explicitly mention the option of
>>> deferring this PEP.  Based on previous discussion, it sounds like there
>>> are a fair number of people who think that there is a DVCS in Python's
>>> future, but not now (where "now" means over the next couple of years).
>> Sure, I can add a note somewhere that says if a clear winner doesn't
>> come about the PEP can be revisited to a later date.
> I think the request is slightly different: consider that a potential
> outcome should be "svn for the next five years, then reconsider" - not
> because none of the DVCS is a clear winner, but because there is too
> much resistance to DVCSes in general, at the moment.

I already put a note in that no DVCS might be chosen once the PEP is
finished. Whether it is because no DVCS is a clear improvement over
svn or people just don't like a DVCS seems like a minor thing to worry
about to spell out in the PEP.


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