[Python-ideas] clear() method for lists

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Fri Feb 5 23:06:05 CET 2010

On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 13:59, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 1:55 PM, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
> > Which reminds me, how do we want to handle ideas that come up during hte
> > moratorium? Do we simply want to force them to be brought up again when
> 3.3
> > development opens up, or should we settle them now and require they have
> a
> > PEP or bug marked for 3.3? The former risks a thundering herd of idea but
> it
> > does make sure only serious ideas get brought up as someone has to
> remember
> > to mention it again in at least a year.
> I don't think we need to settle on a single process for this. If
> someone cares enough to write a PEP or file a bug let them do it. If
> they don't but remember when the moratorium ends, we can't stop them.
> I suppose a new tracker category for this would be fine to add. If
> someone actually goes through the efforts of writing a PEP falling in
> this category we can add a new PEP status too.

For issues it's probably enough to either mark them against Python 3.3 or
add a Moratorium keyword and simply not set their version in case the
moratorium goes past 3.3. As for PEPs, we can mark their targeted version as
'Moratorium' or something.

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