[Distutils] Please don't impose additional barriers to participation

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Wed Oct 28 04:31:28 EDT 2015

On 28.10.2015 06:02, Ben Finney wrote:
> Marcus Smith <qwcode at gmail.com> writes:
>> 1) *Please*, *please*, *please* let's start doing PEP conversations as
>> PRs to pypa/interoperability-peps : )
> Please keep the conversation on a mailing list where one can participate
> without needing to sign up with any particular service provider.
> Your proposal would have the effect of excluding people from the
> conversation if they don't agree to have a GitHub account. I think it's
> valuable to avoid that barrier to entry, needing only an email account.

I agree with Ben. Discussions on PEPs need to happen on mailing lists,
not hidden away on some issue tracker or PR ticket.

PEP generally affect a large number of Python users, so it's vital
to get as much feedback as possible. This is not possible using
a PR approach.

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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