[python-committers] Proposal: an explicit, time-limited moratorium on finalizing any governance decisions

Antoine Pitrou antoine at python.org
Thu Jul 19 15:43:46 EDT 2018

Le 19/07/2018 à 21:35, Carol Willing a écrit :
>>>> My biggest concern is that dragging this on into the new year will
>>>> result in more bikeshedding, more uncertainty, and less confidence in
>>>> the developer community decision making ability.
>>> That's a fair point.  But there's also an opposite concern that
>>> discussions may be deterred or cut short by a too tight deadline.  Even
>>> simple and uncontentious PEPs take time to write, discuss and finalize.
>> Maybe it would be better to focus on a first date for submitting
>> proposals and then wait to set the rest of the deadlines until after
>> we have a bit more of the discussion behind us. That will give us
>> a sense for how much consensus there is and how much more discussion
>> might be needed.
> This suggestion seems to balance well the different perspectives.
> Proposals due by Sept 9, 2018 AOE.

I still think it's too short.  Imagine someone leaving in August.
Besides catching up with work, the beginning of a new school year (if
they have kids) and other things, they have only 9 days to contribute

This is not something we can mobilize for to try and compress the time
span as much possible.



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