[Python-Dev] PEP 477: selected ensurepip backports for Python 2.7
benjamin at python.org
Thu Sep 4 04:21:59 CEST 2014
On Wed, Sep 3, 2014, at 17:03, Nick Coghlan wrote:
> On 1 September 2014 08:00, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Earlier versions of PEP 453 proposed bootstrapping pip into a Python 2.7
> > maintenance release in addition to including it with Python 3.4.
> > That part of the proposal proved to be controversial, so we dropped it from
> > the original PEP in order to focus on meeting the Python 3.4 specific
> > release deadlines. This also had the benefit of working out the kinks in the
> > bootstrapping processing as part of the Python 3.4 release cycle.
> > However, we still think we should start providing pip by default to Python
> > 2.7 users as well, at least as part of the Windows and Mac OS X installers.
> I suggested off-list that, as Python 2.7 release manager, Benjamin
> would be a good candidate for BDFL-Delegate for this proposal, and
> both Guido and Benjamin agreed. The PEP has been updated accordingly:
> http://hg.python.org/peps/rev/909954e4ba43 (I also fixed a
> copy-and-paste error in the PEP status!)
... and accepted. Let's make our users' lives' better!.
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