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

Victor Stinner vstinner at redhat.com
Thu Jul 19 17:58:59 EDT 2018

Please extend the deadline: next week, I will be at EuroPython (I
don't think that I will have time to sit down and come up with
something), and I'm (more or less) in holiday the whole month of


2018-07-19 21:43 GMT+02:00 Antoine Pitrou <antoine at python.org>:
> 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
> usefully.
> This is not something we can mobilize for to try and compress the time
> span as much possible.
> Regards
> Antoine.
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