[pydotorg-www] project plan

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Thu Apr 22 22:37:45 CEST 2010

Michael Foord wrote:
> On 22/04/2010 21:57, "Martin v. Löwis" wrote:
>> [snip...]
>> I had hoped you would be able to provide examples of changes that people
>> specifically want to make to python.org (and remain still wondering what
>> precisely you meant by that).
> You may be asking the impossible there. As an example I've heard *many*
> people criticise the standard library over the last few years and the
> *only* one I can remember specific details of is Ian Bicking's criticism
> over the process (or lack of it) for accepting new modules into the
> standard library.

Please remember that Jesse reported that people complain to him *daily*
(emphasis his). I can understand that you can't remember specific issues
somebody mentioned last month - neither can I. However, as it happens
every day, at least today's issue might still be in Jesse's memory.

> The only reason I remember it is because I take what
> Ian says very seriously. The lack of ability to recall specific
> incidences of people having problems contributing to python.org in no
> way invalidates his comments.

But the comment then doesn't help, either: it's not constructive. If
people complain about specific things, it's not very helpful to know
that they complain. One would also need to know what they complain *about*.


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