[Python-Dev] PEP process entry point and ill fated initiatives

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Fri Nov 29 20:39:19 CET 2013


On Fri, Nov 29, 2013 at 10:25 AM, Kristján Valur Jónsson <
kristjan at ccpgames.com> wrote:

>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Python-Dev [mailto:python-dev-
> > bounces+kristjan=ccpgames.com at python.org] On Behalf Of Antoine Pitrou
> > Sent: 29. nóvember 2013 14:58
> > To: python-dev at python.org
> > Subject: Re: [Python-Dev] PEP process entry point and ill fated
> initiatives
> >
> > On Fri, 29 Nov 2013 09:16:38 +0000
> > Kristján Valur Jónsson <kristjan at ccpgames.com> wrote:
> > > Closing the ticket, twice, is a rude, and unnecessary action.
> >
> > Closing the ticket means "we don't believe there is an issue, or we don't
> > think it would be reasonable to fix it". If that's our judgement on the
> issue,
> > how is it rude to close it?
> Also, this attitude.   Who are the "we" in this case?  And why send
> messages to people by shutting doors?
> >
> > > How about acknowledging that these waters are dark and murky and help
> > > making things better?
> >
> > Well, how about? If Anatoly has a concrete proposal, surely he can
> propose a
> > patch to make things better.
> Which is what  he did.  And instead of helpful ideas on how to improve his
> patch,
> the issue is closed.  The acolytes have spoken.
>

But we can't accept his patches because he actively and vocally refuses to
sign the CLA. It's a form of protest and he knows full well that we can't
accept the patches without him signing the CLA or a legal change in how the
license is handled, neither of which are about to happen.
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