On Mon, Sep 21, 2020 at 11:13 AM Greg Ewing email@example.com wrote:
There's precedent for *not* doing that kind of thing. "RFC" stands for "Request For Comment", and it stays that way long after it has become adopted as a standard!
Maybe they have not thought of doing it and also, request for comments is like the first mail on python-ideas:
RFCs cover many aspects of computer networking, including protocols, procedures, programs, and concepts, as well as meeting notes, opinions, and sometimes humor
PEPs are different. They are concrete documents with rationales, illustrations and now with sponsors
Maybe posts to the Python lists could be passed through a filter that looks for PEP references and adds information to them.
E.g. if someone typed "PEP 9876" into a post it might get replaced by "PEP 9876 - Add turboencabulation module to stdlib (Rejected)".
It would also be great to add member details like:
Bumble Cee (Core dev)(61 201 karma)