[python-committers] Can we choose between mailing list and discuss.python.org?

Carol Willing willingc at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 14:02:01 EST 2019

Hi folks, I had mentioned to Barry yesterday to author or co-author a PEP
re: communication channels. If anyone would like to co-author, please let
me know.

On Tue, Feb 12, 2019, 9:53 AM Victor Stinner <vstinner at redhat.com wrote:

> Le mar. 12 févr. 2019 à 15:07, Giampaolo Rodola' <g.rodola at gmail.com> a
> écrit :
> > IMO since the people who are gonna use these communication channels are
> mostly gonna be core developers (or is Users category also included in the
> migration plan?) I think the council should take into account how core-devs
> feel about this first. Opinions may have changed over the course of the
> last 3 months, but there was a poll back in November showing how many of us
> were not happy to abandon the mailing lists:
> > https://discuss.python.org/t/how-do-you-find-discourse-so-far/429
> > ...and that does not include the 24 core devs who never joined discuss.
> So at the very least I would appreciate having a new poll to understand
> whether/how things changed in the meantime. FWIW my main concern about
> discuss remains the long term archival topic described here:
> > https://discuss.python.org/t/discourse-archive-and-backup/637
> I like Barry's idea of a PEP since the points that you listed here
> have already been discussed multiple times. We need a document (a PEP)
> which summarize these discussions and maybe list things that you
> should fixed between we can abandon a mailing list for
> python-committers (for example).
> I'm not volunteer to write such PEP. Maybe early supporters of
> Discourse like Lukasz, Pablo and Yury are more interested to write
> such PEP? Anyone else?
> Note: I changed my mind on Discourse since discuss.python.org has been
> created :-) It took me time to be used to it. First, I was opposed
> since I'm always opposed to changes by default :-)
> Victor
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