D2282: util: extract all date-related utils in utils/dateutil module

dlax (Denis Laxalde) phabricator at mercurial-scm.org
Fri Feb 16 04:41:13 EST 2018

dlax added a comment.

  lothiraldan (Boris Feld) wrote:
  > I have but I'm always very cautious when creating a new package with the
  >  name of an old module. .pyc/.pycache files may still be there both for
  >  Mercurial developers and for Mercurial users using their deb/rpm package.
  > I may be wrong, but if we could avoid weird bugs, I would prefer put in
  >  the utils package.
  Well, this is Python... Most people are aware of this kind of issues, I
  think. So the argument sounds a bit like FUD :)
  On the other hand, if we keep going that route, we'll have to live with
  util/utils "forever" just to have avoided this hypothetical
  inconvenience, is this more acceptable?

  rHG Mercurial


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