[This has been sent to python-committers, python-dev, and python-ideas]
Recently, a series of discussions on this mailing list resulted in
behavior that did not live up to the standards of the Python Community.
The PSF Board of Directors, Python Steering Council, and the PSF Conduct
Working Group would like to remind this community that our shared goal
is to advance the Python language while simultaneously building a
diverse, inclusive, and welcoming Python community. While the community
has made progress in recent years, this discussion made it clear to many
of us that we still have room to grow.
At the request of the PSF Board, the Steering Council, and members of
the community, the PSF Conduct WG met to discuss these recent events and
recommend action. As a result, warnings will be given to several
members of the Python Community, and the Steering Council will be taking
Especially during passionate discussions like these, we'd like to ask
that all Pythonistas focus on being welcoming and respectful, and that
we all try to act in the best spirit of the Python Community.
Python Steering Council
PSF Board of Directors
PSF Conduct WG