Plans for Bazaar

Martin (gzlist) gzlist at
Thu May 25 22:35:24 UTC 2017

Hello bazaar community,

Jelmer and I have been doing some hacking we've been hoping to get
around to for a while.

Part of that work is a port of Bazaar and plugins to Python 3, still
in progress. Python 2 maintenance is set to end in 2020, the codebase
can be improved now by removing old compatibility logic.

To let us work on these big changes, make it easier for others to
contribute, and allow the bundling of existing plugins, we'd also like
to avoid the need for a contributor licence agreement.

For that to happen, we are planning a friendly fork, under the new
name 'Breezy', with 'brz' as the tool name. The aim is to be format
and command-line compatible, by allowing aliasing to the existing

See work in progress code at:


We welcome feedback, suggestions, and patches, to this mailing list or
in private.


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