[Python-Dev] cpython: Implement PEP 380 - 'yield from' (closes #11682)

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Sat Jan 14 15:04:55 CET 2012

On Jan 14, 2012 5:56 PM, "Georg Brandl" <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
> On 01/14/2012 07:53 AM, Nick Coghlan wrote:

> > I agree, but it's one of the challenges of a long-lived branch like
> > the PEP 380 one (I believe some of these cosmetic changes started life
> > in Greg's original patch and separating them out would have been quite
> > a pain). Anyone that wants to see the gory details of the branch
> > history can take a look at my bitbucket repo:
> >
> >
> I see.  I hadn't followed the development of PEP 380 closely before.
> In any case, it is probably a good idea to mention this branch URL in the
> commit message in case it is meant to be kept permanently  (it would also
> possible to put only that branch of your sandbox into another clone at
> hg.python.org).

You're right we should have a PSF-controlled copy of the entire branch
history in cases like this. I actually still keep an irregularly updated
clone of my entire sandbox repo on hg.python.org (that's actually where it
started), so I'll refresh that and add a link to the pep380 branch history
into the tracker item that covered the PEP 380 integration into 3.3.

> > (Vaguely related tangent: the new code added by the patch probably has
> > a few parts that could benefit from the new GetAttrId private API)
> Maybe another candidate for an issue, so that we don't forget?

I just added a note about it to the C API cleanup tracker item.
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