./devel/py-backports, Namespace for backported Python features

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Branch: CURRENT, Version: 1.0nb1, Package name: py27-backports-1.0nb1, Maintainer: pkgsrc-users

This backports namespace reserves a namespace beneath which we can happily
place all of the various features that we want to cut-and-paste from later
Python versions. I hope that this will provide two benefits:

1. It should provide greater sanity, and a bit more organization, in the
Package Index.
2. When you are ready to port a Python application to a new version of Python,
you can search the code for any import statements that name a backports
package, and remove the backports for features that have now "arrived" in
the version of Python to which you are upgrading.


Required to run:
[lang/python27]

Required to build:
[pkgtools/cwrappers]

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   2018-02-20 11:18:40 by Hauke Fath | Files touched by this commit (2)
Log message:
Remove pointless UTF-8 line noise in DESCR - it stalls pkg_info output.
   2017-11-22 11:47:34 by Mark Davies | Files touched by this commit (4)
Log message:
py-backports: Add version 1.0

This backports namespace reserves a namespace beneath which we can happily
place all of the various features that we want to cut-and-paste from later
Python versions.