Next episode: episode #18.
Topics for #18: Attempted reboot
The hash-collision attack
PEP 280 made Final
PEP 407 proposed
Unladen Swallow declared dead.
Time management for free software developers
Python's Innards: Yaniv Aknin's series of weblog posts on Python internals http://tech.blog.aknin.name/tag/guidos-python/
mock beta release (1300 downloads)
PSF: Funding for sprints
Before the last podcast Steve raised the issue of how people become Python committers and how good (or otherwise) the core team are at handling bug reports and patches on the tracker. We could discuss that in the CPython segment. (Python Mentor program?)
Interview Jeff Rush about the PSF's meetup funding.
PSF: new sponsor membership levels
Let's talk about Distribute, setuptools, pip sometime.
Python's history: Skype interview with Andrew S. Tanenbaum of ABC?
Python for newbies
Installing on Windows
Installing on MacOS
Brett: writing a del method
General Topic Ideas
Lengthy threads on python-dev, python-ideas or other SIGs
Creation of "Python Secret Underground" (the 'Cabal')
User groups, events and community happenings (training sessions for example)
Shameless plugs for Holden Web events!
Major project news (Django, Twisted, TurboGears, Zope, etc)
New books, new projects, tracking the Planet Python blogs for interesting new stuff (we could even 'review' interesting Python related blogs)
Possible format: short news summary, interview, mad ramblings
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(in alphabetical order by last name)
- Brett Cannon
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- Steve Holden
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