[python-committers] Transfer of power

Antoine Pitrou antoine at python.org
Thu Jul 12 14:27:57 EDT 2018

Le 12/07/2018 à 20:22, Doug Hellmann a écrit :
> 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.

IMHO the N-virate should primarily be responsible for delegation.

Side note: I think we'll be talking less and less about language design,
and instead about library and infrastructure design.



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