[Idle-dev] IDLE contributors and committers

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sat Jul 17 13:33:25 CEST 2010


On Sun, 11 Jul 2010 02:05:22 +0300
Tal Einat <taleinat at gmail.com> wrote:
> I would like to propose removing IDLE from the standard library.
> I have been using IDLE since 2002 and have been doing my best to help
> maintain and further develop IDLE since 2005.

I haven't seen any conclusive statement or action to this thread.
Without being an IDLE user myself (for good reason), I think that if
IDLE should stay, active contributors such as Tal should be given commit
access and enough free rein to maintain and improve it.

Otherwise there's no reason to continue claiming that IDLE is important
while discouraging such people's contributions. The current situation,
where several core developers support IDLE's continued inclusion but
none actually cares for the issues and patches in the tracker, is



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