[Python-Dev] Merging 3.2 to 3.3 is messy because "Misc/NEWS"

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Thu Nov 10 04:49:48 CET 2011

Jesus Cea writes:

 > A bit of discipline and, voila, automatic flawless merges! :-)

Doesn't work that way, sorry. The discipline required is isomorphic to
that required by threaded programs.  See multiple threads on
python-ideas for why that is less than automatic or flawless. :-)

Antoine's suggestion looks to be analogous to STM.

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