[python-committers] Github accounts

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Sun Jan 3 16:06:04 EST 2016

On Sun, Jan 3, 2016 at 5:38 AM, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> wrote:

> On 03.01.2016 05:19, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > This hardly seems like a real problem, so let's not worry more about it
> > until someone actually needs help solving this.
> For Andrew, it would have been a real problem, so IMO it's better
> to be prepared for it and let potential new contributors know that
> we can help resolve the issue.
> Otherwise, people who potentially have a problem wouldn't even
> consider contributing via the new Github workflow, which can't
> really be in our interest.

The problem can hardly be unique to Python, can it? Thousands of well-known
open source projects are now on GitHub. Also note Alex's comment that it
has literally never come up for Django (which IMO has a healthier ration of
contributors than core Python).

--Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido)
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