[Python-ideas] META: Is a PEP a good place to record Python's core design decisions and coding principles?

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Mon Mar 25 14:27:02 EDT 2019

On Sun, Mar 24, 2019 at 10:34 AM Jonathan Fine <jfine2358 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Guido van Rossum wrote:
>> I think this belongs in a personal blog, not on python-ideas and
>> definitely not in a PEP.
> I don't agree, but I will accept that judgement, as if Guido still had
> BDFL status.

To help add more weight to what Guido said, it doesn't belong here and it
only belongs in a PEP if that PEP is justifying the feature to begin with.
IOW we don't need a PEP justifying every design decision that we have prior
to the PEP process.


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