[Python-Dev] svn.python.org confusion

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Tue Jun 28 18:45:44 CEST 2011

On 28/06/2011 17:37, Ned Deily wrote:
> Not surprisingly, people are still attempting to browse and/or checkout
> Python source from svn.python.org.  They could be following out-of-date
> instructions from somewhere or might be expecting the svn repos are
> mirroring the hg ones.  This causes wasted time and frustration for
> users and for us following up on issues.
> Could some text be added to the svn browser pages to at least indicate
> that the repo is no longer being updated with a link to the
> hg.python.org browser?   I'm not sure what to do about the repos
> themselves if people attempt to do an svn co.  Perhaps that should just
> be disabled totally for python?
For what it's worth we've had a couple of emails about this to 
webmaster at python.org (in particular because the viewc svn browser breaks 
on some latin-1 in source files).

All the best,

Michael Foord


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