Current py3k stage and next steps

Matt Mackall mpm at
Mon Jun 28 17:07:35 CDT 2010

On Mon, 2010-06-28 at 23:05 +0200, Martin Geisler wrote:
> Matt Mackall <mpm at> writes:
> > On Mon, 2010-06-28 at 21:51 +0200, Martin Geisler wrote:
> >> The think I want to make explode is
> >> 
> >>   _("foo %s bar") % rawbytes
> >
> > But we do this.. everywhere a filename is mentioned, for starters.
> There you go -- in my view, you've just pointed out a source of bugs.
> You know I'm in the "we should decode filenames to unicode on input and
> encode them to local encoding on output"-camp.

I strongly recommend you not try to sink the Py3k port effort by tying
this particular boat anchor to it. It's not helpful.

Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.

More information about the Mercurial-devel mailing list