On Thu, 5 May 2016 at 16:00 Mark Lawrence via Python-Dev <python-dev@python.org> wrote:
On 05/05/2016 23:22, Stefan Krah wrote
> Fredrik Lundh is also affected (and might not have received any mail,
> same as me):
>   https://pypi.python.org/pypi/PIL

He might be, but clearly the Python community as a whole is not
impacted.  From what I see the latest version of PIL that is available
is 1.1.6, which requires Python 1.5.2 or higher, and has the following

0 downloads in the last day
0 downloads in the last week
0 downloads in the last month

I wish I could vent my feelings regarding your comments earlier in this
thread but I won't, as apparently core developers can say what they like
with no comeback,

I don't think that's fair. Several people pointed out that Stefan's initial email was off-topic and somewhat rude, but was probably given some slack due to the fact that having deployments to the Cheeseshop fail can be frustrating (leeway I think anyone posting here would have received).

At this point I think there's nothing new to be said and unless someone wants to take a more drastic step like a formal CoC complaint or calling for the heads of the management of distutils-sig on spikes, this thread has run its course.