[Python-Dev] Petr Viktorin as BDFL-Delegate for PEP 580
ncoghlan at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 02:14:53 EDT 2018
On Thu., 4 Oct. 2018, 4:12 am Antoine Pitrou, <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> On Wed, 3 Oct 2018 22:51:24 +0900
> INADA Naoki <songofacandy at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 2018年10月3日(水) 21:24 Jeroen Demeyer <J.Demeyer at ugent.be>:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > >
> > > I am well aware of the current governance issues, but several people
> > > have mentioned that the BDFL-Delegate process can still continue for
> > > now.
> > Really?
> > I don't know process to assign BDFL-delegate without BDFL.
> That's probably why we should call it "PEP-delegate" :-)
> Consensus would obviously work (if no-one opposes the proposed person,
> then surely we don't need an elaborate governance model to decree that
> said person can become the PEP delegate, no?).
I was figuring we could treat it as a caretaker mode governance: anything
we do before the new governance model is formalised is subject to
ratification by the new council members (or the new BDFL if that option
ends up being chosen).
In this case, I'd consider it unlikely for either the PEP delegate
appointment or any decisions about the PEP itself to be overturned - while
it's a complex topic that definitely needs to go through the PEP process in
order to work out the technical details, it isn't especially controversial
in its own right (the most controversial aspect is whether it needs a new C
level slot or not, and the PEP should clearly lay out the pros and cons of
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