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

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Sun Oct 25 06:33:09 CET 2009

geremy condra wrote:
> My solution to this problem is a simple one: create
> a sandbox where we can leverage Mercurial's ability
> to create cheap and easy branches to get a glimpse
> of possible future Pythons. We allow people to keep
> coming up with ideas and keep developing ideas on
> the off chance that one of them works so well that
> we want to integrate it after the moratorium lifts.
> There is no obligation here, no demands made on
> anyone's time who does not care to take a look
> at whats happening in the sandbox. In a few words,
> there is no cost.

Note that one of the major reasons behind moving to a DVCS at all it
precisely to make it easier for people to collaborate on such
experiments without having to involve python-dev.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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