Le 20/07/2018 à 01:47, Victor Stinner a écrit :
What is the image sent to contributors if we create a subgroup inside core developpers called "council"? What if we elect a new BDFL *for life*? Does it mean that even core developers judgment are no longer trusted, only the council decision matters? What about people outside in the insider group of cores... regular contributors? Will anyone still listen to them?
That's a very good point, I think. Creating intimidating structures may not help attract new contributors. A BDFL is intimidating. Depending on its name and powers, a council or collegial body can be intimidating too (I'd recommend against naming it "Council of Elders", which IMHO sends the wrong message).