[python-committers] And Now for Something Completely Different

Antoine Pitrou antoine at python.org
Wed Jul 25 04:39:02 EDT 2018

Le 25/07/2018 à 01:50, Victor Stinner a écrit :
> Brett:
>> This will also make it harder to become a core developer. In the past we
>> have been willing to give people commit privileges for showing they know how
>> to code to our standards, make decisions when it came to PRs, and knew when
>> they were outside of their depth (e.g. giving someone commit privileges to
>> work on Python code but not C). We've also given commit privileges away like
>> candy to people who have attended sprints in the past, so we have not even
>> held up that level of requirement for all of Python's history.
> I don't think that giving core dev priviledge just if you attend a
> sprint is a good practice :-) Maybe we did that in the past, but it
> seems like nowadays the process is more formalized and stricter.

It seems at some point it was believed that giving commit rights early
would boost participation.  Now we know that doesn't work.



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