Python creator steps down after almost 30 years in charge
It is safe to say Python enjoyed a remarkable 2017 – but 2018 may be a testing year for the language’s community as a leadership crisis looms.
Guido van Rossum, the author and for 30 years the BDFL (Benevolent Dictator for Life) of Python, has stepped down from his role citing issues with pushing out the most recent PEP (Python Enhancement Proposal).
“I would like to remove myself entirely from the decision process,” he wrote. “I’ll still be there for a while as an ordinary...