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Re: use svn:externals for build/generator/ezt.py?

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: 2003-11-04 16:26:43 CET

Greg Hudson wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-10-30 at 19:00, Greg Stein wrote:
>>Yesterday, I moved ezt.py into a Subversion repository in its own "mini
>>project". If we wanted to, we could start pulling ezt into the SVN working
>>copy via svn:externals.
> I'd be +1 on throwing out svn:externals before we reach 1.0, so I'm -0
> on using it ourselves.

+1 from me, too. It doesn't seem to be a sound basis for development after version 1. We will be stuck with pressure to continue supporting and enhancing it in a backward-compatible manner.

> (Yeah, I know we have some people using it, mostly for internal
> references, and they'd be sad. But I'm pretty convinced that keeping
> them happy isn't worth the ick.)


- Julian

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