On Tue, Apr 09, 2002, Guido van Rossum wrote: >
I wasn't serious, but AFAICT /F was serious in his suggestion not to discuss my PEPs on c.l.py any more. I think the consequence of that would be that my PEPs only get discussed on python-dev. Then I see two possibilities: simply ignore the c.l.py crowd, or inviting them. I see serious downsides to each. So that means I'll have to face c.l.py every time I have a PEP, or stop writing PEPs. The latter sounds the most attractive -- I'll just check things in after a brief discussion on python-dev.
Seems to me that you're being unreasonably, er, boolean in your thinking here. From my POV, the fact that the BDFL follows the same PEP process as everyone else is a powerful point in favor of stability.
There may not be a way to do it, but I'd sure like to try some things to
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