[stdlib-sig] MISC/maintainers.txt anyone?
brett at python.org
Wed Sep 16 03:57:49 CEST 2009
On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 16:39, R. David Murray <rdmurray at bitdance.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 16 Sep 2009 at 01:01, Tarek Ziadé wrote:
>> That would be a third source of info about who maintains what.
>> If this file is created it should maybe override and cover what PEP
>> 360 and PEP 291 provides
>> - some modules/packages backward compatibility infos
> I think this (PEP 291) should be referenced in the header of the file,
> since it would help inform various decisions. What it lists is
> something different from what maintainers.txt is proposed to list,
> since the PEP is talking about the maintenance of the non-stdlib
> versions of those modules. (Granted, that's relevant for the
> maintenance of the stdlib version, but not conclusive.)
>> - a list of externally maintained packages
> Antoine should hate this one (PEP 360) :) And it is, essentially, a
> deprecated PEP. (Which opens the question of what we should do about
> the modules it lists...though apparently we can now remove optik/optparse
> from it.)
The people who brought them in are the experts for those modules so
just list them as such.
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