[python-committers] Reminder of BDFL succession timeline + CFP

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Thu Aug 2 23:12:55 EDT 2018

On 8/2/2018 8:01 PM, Yury Selivanov wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 2, 2018 at 4:43 PM Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, 1 Aug 2018 at 17:58 Yury Selivanov <yselivanov.ml at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Aug 1, 2018 at 8:29 PM Mariatta Wijaya
>>> <mariatta.wijaya at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> [..]
>>>> I'm open to extend the dates, and even wait another year if we need to.
>>>> Or do folks want to come up with a completely different process than what I've proposed?
>>>> In the end, I just want to know whether we will come to decision before 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, .. ?
>>> IMHO we should tweak the proposal to include just *one date for now*:
>>> we want everybody interested to post their proposals by October 1st
>>> (we can shift it + 2 weeks if people are on vacations right now).
>> I was actually going to email suggesting this but Mariatta beat me to the subject. :)
> I think you've confused Mariatta with me here :)
>> For me, I think aiming for October 1st to get the initial proposals in is a good goal.
> Yeah it looks like people don't oppose having October 1st as our first
> *soft* sync point as long as we don't set any other deadlines right
> now.
> To sum up:
> * We want everybody who has ideas about future Python governance model
> to submit their initial proposals by that date.
> * The discussion will start around October 1st and we'll figure out
> what we do next (and when) based on its outcome.
> I think this plan is reasonably relaxed, but at the same time will
> gently motivate us to move forward.

I agree.

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