Jacob Kaplan-Moss

Tag: gvr

Pronouncement August 22nd, 2006

So it seems the BDFL Pronounced that Django is the Python web framework. Obviously this makes me pretty damn happy. I’m sure this will help people trying to choose a web framework come to Django, and I think they’ll like what they find. Personally, I think Django’s the best tool to develop web sites – but of course I think that. However, I want to make sure everyone has read Kevin Dangoor’s thoughts on the announcement.…

GvR on commit privileges July 26th, 2010

Guido van Rossum: Maybe we’ve been too careful with only giving commit privileges to to experienced and trusted new developers. I spoke to Ezio Melotti and from his experience with getting commit privileges, it seems to be a case of “the lion is much more afraid of you than you are afraid of the lion”. I.e. having got privileges he was very concerned about doing something wrong, worried about the complexity of SVN, and so on.…