[Python-Dev] PEP for adding an sq_index slot so that any object, a or b, can be used in X[a:b] notation

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Fri Feb 10 03:43:41 CET 2006

>>>>> "Brett" == Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> writes:

    Brett> On 2/9/06, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:

    >> Maybe we can amend your rules to those people who both have
    >> commit privileges and have successfully submitted a PEP before.
    >> PEP virgins should go through the normal process.


    Brett> Sounds reasonable to me.  Then again I don't think I would
    Brett> ever attempt to get a PEP accepted without at least a
    Brett> single pass over by python-dev or c.l.py .  But making it
    Brett> simpler definitely would be nice when you can already check
    Brett> in yourself.

Besides Brett's point that in some sense most new authors *want* to go
through the normal process, having the normal process means that there
are a couple of people you can contact who are default mentor/editors,

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