[python-committers] Transfer of power
brett at python.org
Thu Jul 12 14:50:44 EDT 2018
On Thu, 12 Jul 2018 at 11:28 Antoine Pitrou <antoine at python.org> wrote:
> 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>
> >>> 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
> >> :) I also don't think we will reach perfection in any solution anyway
> >> 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.
Same here. I suspect this will make us much more conservative in accepting
language changes compared to e.g. what our deprecation policy should be.
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