bite I had for Python was, "Bridge the gap between the shell and C.” • So I never intended Python to be the primary language for programmers … It was intended to be a second language for people who were already experienced programmers… • We now have a large community of people using Python as an educational language … These people aren't and may never be professional programmers, but they still ﬁnd some programming skills useful. • Python's Design Goals (A Conversation with Guido van Rossum, Part II) by Bill Venners 2003/01/20
and direction of the project. • Strategic collaborations with other organizations or individuals. • Speciﬁc technical issues, features, bugs and pull requests. • The services that are run by the project. • Regular community discussion doesn’t produce consensus.