[Python-Dev] Proposing PEP 386 for addition

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Sun Dec 13 12:48:16 CET 2009

On Sun, Dec 13, 2009 at 9:53 AM, Ben Finney <ben+python at benfinney.id.au> wrote:
> Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com> writes:
>> I've started to add another section in the PEP to summarize this
>> discussion but then I realized that we are already giving the answer
>> in the PEP in the "Requisites and current status"
>> I made it clearer though, by adding an extra sentence with an example.
> Thank you.
>> Requesite #2 :
>> """
>> 2. most projects need special meaning versions for "pre-releases"
>> (such as
> I don't think “most projects need” is supported by evidence.
> Fortunately, for the argument in the PEP, you don't need “most projects
> need” to be true; you only need “a significant number of projects”. It
> could be a small minority, but if it is a significantly large minority
> that still justifies addressing the need.
> So, change this to “a significant number of projects need” and I think
> it's a fair statement.
>> Let me know if you think this is enough and addresses your concern,
> Thank you for working to make this a good PEP.

Done. Thanks for your help.


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