[python-committers] And Now for Something Completely Different

Antoine Pitrou antoine at python.org
Wed Jul 25 19:29:28 EDT 2018

Le 26/07/2018 à 01:21, Donald Stufft a écrit :
>> On Jul 25, 2018, at 2:01 PM, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org
>> <mailto:brett at python.org>> wrote:
>> Right, and your proposal means I now have to judge proposed core
>> developers on which side of popular opinion they will come down on in
>> hopes that they vote in ways I agree with and thus help take the
>> language in a direction I think is appropriate.
> It makes me think a bit of the US Supreme Court, where judges who might
> someday want to be on that court, learn to be very careful about hiding
> their true opinions (without directly lying of course) on a number of
> very controversial topics, knowing that coming out for/against them is
> likely to blow up their changes of ever progressing to that point.

You know, I'm sure that's already the case in the Python community, on
topics such as diversity policies, CoCs and the like.



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