[Idle-dev] IDLE contributors and committers
steve at holdenweb.com
Sat Jul 17 13:47:38 CEST 2010
On 7/17/2010 7:33 AM, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> 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
There's no reason why Tal should be obstructed in his goal of making
IDLE at least acceptable again. It's fairly obvious thaat there aren't
any committers who have both the inclination /and/ the time to do this,
so adding Tal (and other interested parties) as a developer makes a lot
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