[python-committers] An alternative governance model

Antoine Pitrou antoine at python.org
Wed Jul 18 12:38:14 EDT 2018

Le 18/07/2018 à 18:36, Łukasz Langa a écrit :
>> On Jul 18, 2018, at 10:58 AM, Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us> wrote:
>> If we, by majority vote, pick a governance model (dictator, council, or whatever), then that legitimizes it.  If we, by majority vote, pick the new BDFL, then that legitimizes it.  Being unhappy with the choice does not make the choice illegitimate.
> A simple majority vote is wildly insufficient for this case. Python is a large project with many contributors and alienating maybe tens of them is not acceptable, especially if we are talking about a "for life" choice.

Thanks for saying this better than I could :-)



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