[Python-Dev] PEP 481 - Migrate Some Supporting Repositories to Git and Github

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sun Nov 30 22:00:35 CET 2014

On Sun, 30 Nov 2014 19:19:50 +0000
Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
> As the PEP points out, the devguide, devinabox, and the PEPs have such a
> shallow development process that hosting them on Bitbucket wouldn't be a
> big thing. But if we don't view this as a long-term step towards moving
> cpython development somehow we are bifurcating our code contributors
> between git and hg which will be annoying. Now it could be argued that it
> doesn't matter for the peps and devguide since they are purely text and can
> be done easily through a web UI and a simple CI in Travis can be set up to
> make sure that the docs compile cleanly.

Web-based text editors are a poor UI so, while it *can* be done over
the Web, it's not really a good thing to promote (unless we're talking
mini-edits such as fixing typos).



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