[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.

Good point.

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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