On Tue, Apr 09, 2002, M.-A. Lemburg wrote: >
I wouldn't want to get c.l.p style discussions on python-dev about PEPs, though. Why not setup a special PEP discussion list and then invite people from c.l.p over to it for additional insights ?
Regarding the subject line: don't know if it's just me, but I would like to see some of the conservative development style we had established a few years ago return in Python's development process. Some of the recent developments left me under the impression of the need to rush changes with no apparent reason (for rushing them).
Or, to put it another way, perhaps before development work for each release starts (aside from bug fixes), we draw up a list of the feature goals for that release and project a target date for finishing those goals, but the goals get the focus rather than the date. Changing goals after development starts would require official BDFL prounouncement.
If a great feature comes up after development starts, too bad -- the
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