[Python-ideas] Proposal: Moratorium on Python language changes

Jared Grubb jared.grubb at gmail.com
Fri Oct 23 02:15:09 CEST 2009

On 21 Oct 2009, at 16:47, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> As far as I can see, the only practical difference it will make is  
> that
> it will cut short some (but not all) threads on python-ideas and
> comp.lang.python: anyone who suggests a language change will be
> told "Moratorium. Come back in 2013."

It would be a shame to discourage new ideas just because we are not  
willing to implement them "now".

I hope that any moratorium would not cut discussions of new ideas  
short, would not change the tone of python-ideas, and would not  
discourage writing PEP's for new language features (with the  
understanding that it will be a while before they actually get  


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