[Python-Dev] Continuing 2.x

geremy condra debatem1 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 28 19:33:56 CEST 2010

On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 11:48 PM, Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
> Am 28.10.2010 06:13, schrieb Daniel Stutzbach:
>> 2010/10/27 Kristján Valur Jónsson <kristjan at ccpgames.com
>> <mailto:kristjan at ccpgames.com>>
>>     Firstly, the ease of integrating changes.  It would be possible to port
>>     those bugfixes that release-27 gets, and also backport selected things from
>>     py3k using the tools already in place such as svnmerge.
>> py3k will soon be moving to Mercurial, so svnmerge would not be helpful for much
>> longer.  On the plus side, since Mercurial is a Distributed Version Control
>> System, if you setup an unofficial continuation of Python 2 on the host of your
>> choice, it will be easy for you to pull patches from py3k.
> I believe we'll eventually have the ability to create user repos as well, so
> that Kristjan can simply put his branch into one of these and still have it
> on hg.python.org.
> Georg

Huge +1 from me- I think this would be an excellent development.

Geremy Condra

PS- this should not be taken as an endorsement of the original
proposal, I simply don't use 2.x anymore and don't have an opinion on

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