[python-committers] number of active core devs

Antoine Pitrou antoine at python.org
Sun Jun 3 04:27:37 EDT 2018

That's not the symptom of a « 50% reduction in activity ».  10 years
ago, it was already the case that many core developers were inactive
(not necessarily the same as today!).

That said, it is true that core development activity continues to
shrink, at least according to this particular metric:

As I predicted, while being a net improvement in workflow for existing
contributors, the migration to Github doesn't seem to make CPython a
more attractive project for new contributors.



Le 03/06/2018 à 02:33, Ethan Furman a écrit :
> On 06/02/2018 12:46 PM, Mariatta Wijaya wrote:
>> And perhaps this is to be discussed in a separate thread: even though in the b.p.o we appear to have 170 committers,
>> really there are 90 core devs (people who has commit right to CPython on GitHub). and out of those 90, I think only
>> about half are currently active (since the migration to GitHub).
> 50% reduction in activity?  Ouch.
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