Guido van Rossum resigns as Python leader

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Fri Jul 13 21:17:48 EDT 2018

On 7/13/2018 9:54 AM, Nicholas Cole wrote:

> Is it irrational to wonder whether projects should be looking to migrate to
> new languages?

At this point, I would say yes.  The immediate effect is no more PEP 
approvals for maybe 3 months.

> This kind of announcement makes me worry for the future.

Forcing core developers to collectively not lean on Guido might release 
new energy and end up being a plus.  It is certainly too soon to assume 
the opposite.

Terry Jan Reedy

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