[Python-Dev] Move selected documentation repos to PSF BitBucket account?

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Sun Nov 23 06:19:25 CET 2014

This thread seems to beg for a decision. I think Donald Stufft has it
exactly right: we should move to GitHub, because it is the easiest to use
and most contributors already know it (or are eager to learn thee).
Honestly, the time for core devs (or some other elite corps of dedicated
volunteers) to sysadmin their own machines (virtual or not) is over. We've
never been particularly good at this, and I don't see us getting better or
more efficient.

Moving the CPython code and docs is not a priority, but everything else
(PEPs, HOWTOs etc.) can be moved easily and I am in favor of moving to
GitHub. For PEPs I've noticed that for most PEPs these days (unless the
primary author is a core dev) the author sets up a git repo first anyway,
and the friction of moving between such repos and the "official" repo is a

--Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido)
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