[Python-Dev] Devguide - Add Communications Quick Start Section

Carol Willing willingc at willingconsulting.com
Wed Jul 22 06:49:55 CEST 2015

On 7/21/15 9:31 PM, Nick Coghlan wrote:
> On 22 July 2015 at 04:08, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 11:05 AM Carol Willing
>> <willingc at willingconsulting.com> wrote:
>>> The Communications Quick Start section would be brief and practical much
>>> like the Quick Start section for downloading and testing the source
>>> code. Placing the Communications Quick Start section before the existing
>>> Quick Start section would emphasize the importance that productive
>>> communications has on CPython development.
>> Sounds great to me! Social norms are just as important to get to speed on as
>> technical requirements when contributing to an open source community, so
>> this seems like a worthy project.
> +1 from me as well. The discussion of a more formal CoC on the
> python-committers list also highlighted for me that our main current
> problems don't appear to be with any ill-intent on anyone's part, but
> rather with well-intentioned messages that nevertheless have the
> effect of causing folks to feel unappreciated and resentful. A
> practical quick start guide is likely to be more effective in
> addressing that aspect than a more explicit CoC (although I still
> think the latter would be a good idea in the long run).
> Regards,
> Nick.
I have created an issue<http://bugs.python.org/issue24682>
  on the Quick Start: Communications section. Please feel free to add further suggestions there.

Thanks for the support. Terry, I like your suggested wording :)

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