[Python-Dev] Please use #9999 when writing a new PEP

Mariatta Wijaya mariatta.wijaya at gmail.com
Wed Apr 12 13:50:33 EDT 2017

Hi everyone,

>From now on, when proposing a new PEP, please use the number 9999. This
allows Travis build to pass, while waiting for a PEP editor to assign you a

This means, in the header of your draft PEP, instead of ``PEP: XXX``, you
should now use ``PEP: 9999``.
You should name the file ``pep-9999.rst``, instead of ``pep-xxxx.rst``.

Both PEP 1 and PEP 12 have been updated to address this.

Thanks :)

Mariatta Wijaya
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