[Python-Dev] topics I plan to discuss at the language summit
brett at python.org
Tue Jan 12 18:40:13 CET 2010
On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 05:09, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> wrote:
> Brett Cannon wrote:
> > Michael has given me the hg transition/stdlib time slot at the language
> > summit this year. In regards to that I plan to lead a discussion on:
> > * where we are at w/ the Hg transition (Dirkjan should be there and I did
> > blog post on this topic recently:
> > http://sayspy.blogspot.com/2010/01/where-hg-transition-stands.html)
> > * argparse (PEP 389)
> > * brief mention on still wanting to break out the stdlib from CPython
> > * an official policy on extension modules? (i.e. must have a pure Python
> > implementation which can mean a ctypes implementation unless given an
> > explicit waiver)
> > That's everything from a stdlib perspective. I have half-baked ideas, but
> > nothing concrete enough to bring up unless people really want to discuss
> > stuff like how to potentially standardize module deprecation warnings,
> > In terms of me personally, I do plan to bring up at some point during the
> > summit these points which don't squarely fit during my time slot:
> > * an official unofficial policy on how new proposed features should come
> > us (i.e. working code to python-ideas with a shell of a PEP that includes
> > abstract and motivation -> hashed out PEP to python-dev -> pronouncement)
> > * any changes needed to the issue tracker to help with the workflow?
> > field seems like a failed experiment and we now have several effective
> > triage people who can help w/ guiding changes)
> > If there is something missing from the stdlib discussion that you think
> > should be brought up at the summit let me know. And if there is something
> > here you want to discuss before the summit let me know and I can start a
> > separate thread on it.
> Could you please put these things and the results up on the Python
> wiki ?!
> We're going to have a language summit at EuroPython this year
> as well and may want to continue/extend the discussion based
> on what you're doing at PyCon.
I expect there will be at least summary emails on what gets discussed. There
is also a chance that it will be videotaped.
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