[Python-ideas] Link accepted PEPs to their whatsnew section?

Matt Arcidy marcidy at gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 13:34:50 EDT 2018

On Wed, Jun 13, 2018, 06:51 Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 13 June 2018 at 11:06, Michael Selik <mike at selik.org> wrote:
>> Google will probably fix this problem for you after dataclasses become
>> popular. The docs will gain a bunch of inbound links and the issue will
>> (probably) solve itself as time passes.
> Sometimes when reading a PEP it isn't especially clear exactly which
> version it landed in, or whether or not there were significant changes
> post-acceptance based on issues discovered during the beta period, though.
> So the idea of a "Release-Note" header that points to the version specific
> What's New entry seems like a decent idea to me (and may actually help the
> What's New section supplant the PEP in search results).

perhaps some machine readable format of the release tag on the PEP which is
then read when generating the notes, and pulls it in?  include the link to
the PEP in the notes as well.  just tag the PEP with release and forget
about it.

no idea if that fits into the process, just a thought.

> Cheers,
> Nick.
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