[Python-Dev] Encouraging developers

Stephen J. Turnbull turnbull at sk.tsukuba.ac.jp
Tue Mar 6 11:51:41 CET 2007

"Martin v. Löwis" writes:

 > Stephen J. Turnbull schrieb:

 > > Second, where the stdlib module is closely bound to the core, the
 > > maintainer ends up being the group of core developers.  It can't be
 > > any other way, it seems to me.
 > It might be that individuals get designated maintainers: Guido maintains
 > list and tuple, Tim maintaines dict, Raymond maintains set, I maintain
 > configure.in. However, I doubt that would work in practice.

I was referring more to modules like "os" than to language features.
My experience with XEmacs is that 3rd parties are generally surprised
at how wide the range of packages that are considered to require the
blessing of a core developer before messing with them.

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