PEP: Procedure for Adding New Modules (please comment)

Aahz Maruch aahz at
Fri Jul 6 22:19:43 EDT 2001

In article <9i0231$c2e$1 at>,
Martijn Faassen <m.faassen at> wrote:
>This is here to make explicit a circumstance when depcrecation of
>a module can be invoked; if there is no one willing to maintain it
>anymore the interest is low. It is also a mild stick to be used so that
>modules *will* be maintained; the integrators start mumbling about
>deprecation may be a powerful incentive to any would-be maintainers (it
>flushes out people motivated to maintain it :)

I think this is one of the best parts of your PEP.  It makes an
excellent complement to PEP 4.
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