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

Raymond Hettinger raymond.hettinger at gmail.com
Sat Nov 26 06:14:59 CET 2011

On Nov 25, 2011, at 6:18 PM, Jesus Cea wrote:

> On 12/11/11 16:56, Éric Araujo wrote:
>> Ezio and I chatted a bit about his on IRC and he may try to write
>> a Python parser for Misc/NEWS in order to write a fully automated
>> merge tool.
> Anything new in this front? :-)

To me, it would make more sense to split the file into a Misc/NEWS3.2 and Misc/NEWS3.3 much as we've done with whatsnew.  That would make merging a piece of cake and would avoid adding a parser (an its idiosyncracies) to the toolchain.

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