We’re talking with Brett Cannon for a behind the scenes look at Guido stepping down as Python’s BDFL (Benevolent dictator for life) and the process they had to go through to establish a new governance model, the various proposed PEPs to establish this new direction, the winning PEP, and what the future holds for Python.
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Notes and Links
- An update on Python’s governance
- Python Enhancement Proposals (PEPs)
- Condorcet Internet Voting Service
- PEP 8000 - Python language governance proposal overview
- PEP 8001
- PEP 8002
- PEP 8011
- PEP 8016 (winning PEP)
- Python governance vote (December 2018) results
- One of Jerod’s favorite episodes of The Changelog in 2018 ~> The Changelog #318: A call for kindness in open source with Brett Cannon