[pydotorg-www] project plan

Michael Foord mfoord at python.org
Thu Apr 22 22:39:29 CEST 2010

On 22/04/2010 22:37, "Martin v. Löwis" wrote:
> 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.

He *may* have been slightly hyperbolic. Replace daily with "regularly". :-)

>> 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*.
Well - Jesse has covered some of the topics in his other emails. When 
there is a systemic issue addressing individual points isn't the right 
approach either.


> Regards,
> Martin


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