[Python-Dev] New features

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Mon Nov 28 16:46:23 CET 2011

On Tue, 29 Nov 2011 00:19:50 +0900
"Stephen J. Turnbull" <stephen at xemacs.org> wrote:
> Deprecated features are pretty much irrelevant to the height of the
> bar for new features.  The problem is that there are a limited number
> of folks doing long term maintenance of the standard library, and an
> essentially unlimited supply of one-off patches to add cool new
> features (not backed by a long term warranty of maintenance by the
> contributor).

Actually, we don't often get patches for new features. Many new
features are implemented by core developers themselves.



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