On Sun, Nov 25, 2012 at 6:36 PM, Eric S. Raymond <e...@thyrsus.com> wrote:
> Felipe Contreras <felipe.contre...@gmail.com>:
>> Of course, but there are experts in C and shell around, not so many
>> python experts. So if somebody sneaks in a python program that makes
>> use of features specific to python 2.7, I doubt anybody would notice.
> I would.

And are you going to be around to spot them? It seems my patches for
git-remote-hg slipped by your watch, because it seems they use stuff
specific to python 2.7.

>> And if they did, I doubt that would be reason enough for rejection,
>> supposing that porting to 2.6 would be difficult enough.
> In cases like that, backporting is usually pretty easy.  Been there, done 
> that.

Exactly. Why would you reject something you can fix easily?

Felipe Contreras
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