[Python-Dev] Goodbye

R. David Murray rdmurray at bitdance.com
Thu Sep 23 03:24:49 CEST 2010

On Wed, 22 Sep 2010 19:18:35 -0400, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
> On 9/22/2010 6:47 AM, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
>  > Now I understand that opinions over this may vary and involve multiple
> > factors, but I would suggest that at least a bit of mentoring is needed
> > if we want to give privileges early on.
> > (and the amount of mentoring needed can vary wildly from one person to
> > another)
> Mentoring would be easier if there were clearer and more complete 
> written guidelines. I was under the impression that this was being 
> worked on. It would also be easier if it were clearer who is/are the 

Brett is planning to work on it.  Because he is, I suspect everyone else
is waiting for that, instead of working on it now.  Just one of those
things.  (I believe his target is January-ish?)

> deputed tracker authority/ies. Not everyone has the same idea about how 
> to handle the various fields and processes. Who decides in cases of 
> disagreement?

We discussed this a while back and I don't think we really have a tracker
BD.  Brett and Martin come closest, but mostly we just sort of evolve
a rough consensus.  I think once Brett reduces that operating consensus
to a written document things will be clearer.


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