[Python-Dev] PEP 350: Codetags

Bill Mill bill.mill at gmail.com
Tue Sep 27 19:56:14 CEST 2005

On 9/27/05, Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> At 03:35 PM 9/26/2005 -0700, Micah Elliott wrote:
> >Please read/comment/vote.  This circulated as a pre-PEP proposal
> >submitted to c.l.py on August 10, but has changed quite a bit since
> >then.  I'm reposting this since it is now "Open (under consideration)"
> >at <http://www.python.org/peps/pep-0350.html>.
> My suggestion: implement some tools, use them for a while, and come back
> with more focused use cases to show why only this format can work, and why
> the Python core developers should therefore use it.  I'm not saying that
> you can't have an informational PEP unless it should be used in the stdlib,
> mind you.  Just pointing out that if you can't convince the core developers
> it's useful, I'm thinking you'll have a hard time convincing the community
> at large to actually use it.  You need to actually have a better mousetrap
> to present before you ask people to move their cheese.  :)


I agree with PJE almost entirely.

Bill Mill
bill.mill at gmail.com

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