[Python-ideas] Moving to another forum system where
Stephen J. Turnbull
turnbull.stephen.fw at u.tsukuba.ac.jp
Sat Sep 22 04:12:45 EDT 2018
Michael Selik writes:
> On Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 2:13 AM Stephen J. Turnbull
> <turnbull.stephen.fw at u.tsukuba.ac.jp> wrote:
> > That's because completion of discussion has never been a requirement
> > for writing a PEP.
> Not for drafting, but for submitting. For my own PEP submission, I
> received the specific feedback that it needed a "proper title" before
> being assigned a PEP number.
What does that have to do with "completion of discussion"? I don't
know what the editor told you, but in the PEP "proper title" is well-
defined and not very stringent: "accurately describes the content".
> My goal for submitting the draft was to receive a PEP number to
> avoid the awkwardness of discussing a PEP without an obvious
> title. Perhaps PEP 1 should be revised to clarify the expectations
> for PEP submission.
That's definitely grounds for refusing to approve the PEP, but the
approval criteria are in the section "PEP Editor Responsibilities &
Workflow". I'm submitting a pull request (python/peps #789 on GitHub)
to also put it in the section "Submitting a PEP", under the bullet
"The PEP editors review your PR for structure, formatting, and other
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