[Python-Dev] Bazaar branches available (again) on Launchpad
david.lyon at pythontest.org
Wed Jan 20 08:20:02 CET 2010
>> I'd be happy to see bzr and mercurial and git all made it together
>> into the stdlib for python 3. That would give a superb updating
>> mechanism for python that would propel python well beyond
>> the dinosaur badlands of CPAN and other languages.
> I think there are several points that make them not includable in Python:
> - git is not written in Python
> - bzr and mercurial have a life cycle much shorter than Python's, it's
> the same issue than with other libraries where another community
> develops them.
That's only two points. :-)
On 1; If that's true, I won't mention git again.
On 2; Who knows what their life cycle is. CVS is pretty much
dead, and svn looks like it is on the way out.
I can't think of how anything could be better than
mercurial or bzr but I know I will be proved wrong.
At the end of the day, we are making a decision about whether
the language is 'set-in-stone' or whether it is still
To me, Python 1.x had it's own distinct "era", as has
Hoping that the Python 3 era can be a little more flexible
and perphaps "cleaner" than the 2.x era is all that I am
Have a nice day
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