On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 6:34 AM, Michael Foord <fuzzyman@voidspace.org.uk> wrote:

On 28 Feb 2013, at 07:36, Georg Brandl <g.brandl@gmx.net> wrote:

> Am 27.02.2013 17:51, schrieb Michael Foord:
>> Hello all,
>>
>> PyCon, and the Python Language Summit, is nearly upon us. We have a good number of people confirmed to attend. If you are intending to come to the language summit but haven't let me know please do so.
>>
>> The agenda of topics for discussion so far includes the following:
>>
>> * A report on pypy status - Maciej and Armin
>> * Jython and IronPython status reports - Dino / Frank
>> * Packaging (Doug Hellmann and Monty Taylor at least)
>> * Cleaning up interpreter initialisation (both in hopes of finding areas
>>  to rationalise and hence speed things up, as well as making things
>>  more embedding friendly). Nick Coghlan
>> * Adding new async capabilities to the standard library (Guido)
>> * cffi and the standard library - Maciej
>> * flufl.enum and the standard library - Barry Warsaw
>> * The argument clinic - Larry Hastings
>>
>> If you have other items you'd like to discuss please let me know and I can add them to the agenda.
>
> May I in absentia propose at least a short discussion of the XML fixes
> and accompanying security releases?  FWIW, for 3.2 and 3.3 I have no
> objections to secure-by-default.
>

Sure. It would be good if someone who *will* be there can champion the discussion.

While Christian is in the best position to discuss this, I did review his various monkeypatch fixes + expat patches so I can attempt to answer any questions people may have.