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

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Sun Oct 25 17:29:28 CET 2009

On Sun, Oct 25, 2009 at 12:01 AM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Moving to a DVCS, putting a core language change moratorium in place for
> a few years, then looking to see what improvements have been developed
> outside the core tree as the moratorium is running down (and what
> feedback has been received over that time) would be far more sensible.

But the merges into the core will be tough. Imagine submitting a
5000-line patch and saying "I've worked on this for a year, please
adopt it." Will we do enough code review to assert the code quality?

--Guido van Rossum

PS. My elbow needs a couple more weeks of rest. Limiting myself to
ultra-short emails.

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