[python-committers] possible future PEP discussion format [was: Transfer of power]
ethan at stoneleaf.us
Fri Jul 13 14:38:07 EDT 2018
On 07/12/2018 01:27 PM, Raymond Hettinger wrote:
> For the bigger decisions (and there aren't many coming up), I have some
> suggestions on ways to improve the discussions so that the interested
> parties can have a more equal say in the outcome and so that the
> discussions can be more time efficient (it takes too much time to keep-up
> with long-running, active threads).
> Essentially the idea would be have a wiki/faq editable by all the
> participants. It would include the key examples, arguments for and against,
> and rebuttals which can be collected into a current-state-of-the-conversation.
> This would be somewhat different than the current PEP process because
> currently PEP authors dominate the conversation and others can get drowned
> out too easily. (This idea is modeled on the California Legislative Analyst
> Voters Guide which summarizes proposals and has statements and rebuttals from
> both proponents and opponents).
I really like this idea. I stopped reading the PEP 572 threads once it was painfully obvious that almost all new
replies were just saying the same things over and over and over...
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