[python-committers] Transfer of power

Yury Selivanov yselivanov.ml at gmail.com
Thu Jul 12 13:29:21 EDT 2018

On Thu, Jul 12, 2018 at 12:58 PM Antoine Pitrou <antoine at python.org> wrote:
> I'd like to point out that the N-virate idea doesn't handle a key issue:
> once you have a N-virate, how do you evolve its composition according to
> the implication and motivation of its members - but also to remarks or
> frustation by non-virate contributors (especially new contributors who
> will feel there's a perpetual category they're locked out of)?  Do you
> just wait for people to gently step down when required?

One way would be to re-elect them every 5 or so years.  Essentially,
an N-virate is a dictator-like entity for a few years.


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