[pytest-dev] Fwd: pytest-mimesis transfer to pytest-dev

Bruno Oliveira nicoddemus at gmail.com
Sat Aug 10 07:40:39 EDT 2019

Great, thanks!

Next step is to get approval from other core devs:

> If no contributor strongly objects and two agree, the repository can then
be transferred to the pytest-dev organisation.

You have my +1. :)


On Fri, Aug 9, 2019 at 7:37 PM Никита Соболев <n.a.sobolev at gmail.com> wrote:

> Done! tox is introduced in this PR:
> https://github.com/mimesis-lab/pytest-mimesis/pull/73
> What's next?
> пт, 9 авг. 2019 г. в 15:32, Никита Соболев <n.a.sobolev at gmail.com>:
>> Ok, sounds fair!
>> I will add tox.ini to the project and let you know.
>> I will then advertise the project on reddit / twitter / etc and hopefully
>> some users will be interested in helping out.
>> And since it is rather small - I can still do that myself.
>> Thanks a lot!
>> пт, 9 авг. 2019 г. в 15:27, Bruno Oliveira <nicoddemus at gmail.com>:
>>> Hi Nikita,
>>> On Fri, Aug 9, 2019 at 6:14 AM Никита Соболев <n.a.sobolev at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> I would like to ask if you are interested in transferring
>>>> pytest-mimesis to https://github.com/pytest-dev ?
>>>> I am asking because:
>>>> 1. I hope that it will increase the visibility of this plugin, we have
>>>> a lot of Mimesis users, but they rearly use this plugin
>>>> 2. I hope it will improve its maintenance, because currently I am doing
>>>> it on my own - and I don't have that much time to spend on it
>>> Thanks for the interest in joining the pytest-dev organization!
>>> About 1, that's great, it is one of the main purposes of why the
>>> pytest-dev organization was created for.
>>> About 2, unfortunately in practice the maintenance will still fall under
>>> your shoulders. pytest-dev developers can eventually help with questions,
>>> but overall maintenance is still expected to be done by the original
>>> developer(s). If you are having trouble finding time to maintain the
>>> plugin, I suggest to start looking for co-maintainers. A good way to do
>>> that is to promote frequent contributors you trust to maintainers.
>>> Other than that, I see your repository has everything required except
>>> for a ``tox.ini`` file to facilitate contribution, which is one of our
>>> requirements[1]. Do you think that could be added?
>>> So, having mentioned the point about maintenance and the tox.ini file, I
>>> think pytest-memesis would be a great addition to pytest-dev IMHO.
>>> Cheers,
>>> Bruno.
>>> [1]:
>>> https://github.com/pytest-dev/pytest/blob/master/CONTRIBUTING.rst#submitting-plugins-to-pytest-dev
>>> If you are interested - what are the next steps?
>>>> If not - what recommendations do you have for us to improve the project?
>>>> Thanks!
>>>> Best regards,
>>>> Nikita Sobolev
>>>> https://github.com/sobolevn
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