[python-committers] Transfer of power

Antoine Pitrou antoine at python.org
Thu Jul 12 15:20:06 EDT 2018

Le 12/07/2018 à 21:17, Doug Hellmann a écrit :
> If the primary approach to decision making is to delegate unless
> an arbiter is absolutely necessary, then long-term consistency and
> stability comes less from finding individuals to commit to serving
> for very long terms on the N-virate as it does from everyone having
> a good understanding of the history of discussions and from a
> willingness to keep the status quo in situations where consensus
> isn't reached (note "consensus" rather than "unanimous agreement").
> Building the system to support and encourage turnover, like we do
> with release managers, lowers the level of effort someone is signing
> up for when they agree to serve. Given the *many* discussions of
> burnout in the Python community and open source in general, that
> seems like an important feature.

+1.  Ongoing consistency is achieved through a strong culture.



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