[pydotorg-www] Explaining python.org site for new contributors

anatoly techtonik techtonik at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 04:49:40 EDT 2016

On Thu, Mar 24, 2016 at 10:55 AM, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 24, 2016 at 4:39 PM, anatoly techtonik <techtonik at gmail.com> wrote:
>> It looks strange to me how awarded people in Python community
>> treat external contributions as a waste of time. Or maybe it is only
>> my personal experience? Anyway..
>> https://github.com/python/pythondotorg/pull/912/commits/490b24d855704ca481cda3ed5dd49aeda5d4997e
>> Does everybody share the opinion that README.md of python.org
>> should not explain site codebase and that people should discover
>> the stuff all on themselves after reading through the whole Django
>> tutorial?
>> https://github.com/python/pythondotorg/pull/912#issuecomment-200313543
>> I can not comment on PR, because it looks like comments are
>> disabled for it, so I am asking here. The reasons why I started this
>> is that over the last year there is no interest in developing that site
>> from community.
> I refuse to get dragged into politicking, so I'll just say this: If
> the conversation has been started on the GitHub issue tracker, it
> should be kept there until such time as there is a good reason to
> shift. So if you want to move the conversation to this list, start by
> explaining why it should no longer be on the tracker - and why you
> can't resolve this by communication with the person who closed your
> issues.

Thanks for answering at least.

The main reason to move here is that comments in tracker are closed
without no ability to reply. See attachment. This list is listed as discussion
platform here https://github.com/python/pythondotorg#pythonorg

anatoly t.
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