[python-committers] Transfer of power

Doug Hellmann doug at doughellmann.com
Thu Jul 12 14:22:26 EDT 2018

Excerpts from Brett Cannon's message of 2018-07-12 11:11:49 -0700:
> On Thu, 12 Jul 2018 at 11:02 Yury Selivanov <yselivanov.ml at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > IOW I don't see anyone (or some group of 3) who is as well-versed in
> > everything on Guido's level.  That can be solved if Guido agrees to
> > join the permanent N-virate though :)
> >
> No one has suggested we haven't been extremely lucky for the past 28 years.
> :) I also don't think we will reach perfection in any solution anyway and
> this is somewhat of a "least bad" situation.

Are we looking for people who are skilled at language design, or who are
skilled at building consensus through open decision-making processes?
Because those are very different sorts of skills, and if this new body
is intended to only be a final arbiter on decisions the former set of
skills may be less important than the latter.


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