[Python-Dev] Re: PEP Politics
Tue, 9 Apr 2002 15:52:34 -0400
>> From my POV, the fact that the BDFL follows the same PEP process
>> as everyone else is a powerful point in favor of stability.
> Even if in practice it causes the peasants to show up at the gates
> armed with pitchforks?
Probably, yes: nobody pitching a PEP on c.l.py gets off easy. By the time
someone has posted a few revisions of any PEP, they've been through fire.
You just get more of everything (both pro and con). Keep that in mind next
time you reject a PEP -- the author went through a minor suburb of hell to
carry it that far.