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An "enum" for Python 3
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Convincing them otherwise was most unpleasant. I wish we could just have
lied to them to get them to go away.
VCS with locks
Posted Feb 27, 2010 21:17 UTC (Sat) by man_ls (subscriber, #15091)
But I have also to say that you were lucky: I have worked at places where the developers themselves could not be convinced to work without locks, and distributed VCS was alien technology. It was trebly painful: they did not trust nor understand lock-free VCS, they should have known better, and up to now they are still working with locks (with all that it entails).
Posted Feb 27, 2010 22:03 UTC (Sat) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
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