The Python Software Foundation has just sent out the latest PSF Community News:
The PSF Updated its Code of Conduct!
The PSF Board approved a new organization-wide Code of Conduct and enforcement guidelines at the August 2019 board meeting, and reporting guidelines at the September 2019 board meeting. Check them out:
Python in Education Grants
The PSF is supporting the following grants as part of its Python in Education Initiative:
- Beeware was awarded a $50,000 grant to help improve Python on Android. Check out their blog and call for contractors here: https://beeware.org/news/buzz/beeware-project-awarded-a-psf-education-grant/.
- $12,000 was awarded to Meg Ray to work on creating a Python in Education website where we can curate educational information from all over the world
- Friendly-traceback aims to provide simplified tracebacks translated into as many languages as possible. The project maintainer is looking for volunteers to help with tasks such as documenting possible SyntaxError use cases and documenting exceptions that haven’t already been covered. Check out their full call to action here: https://aroberge.blogspot.com/2019/06/abolishing-syntaxerror-invalid-syntax.html
Read the full announcement here: http://pyfound.blogspot.com/2019/09/grants-awarded-for-python-in-education.html
PyPI Security Q4 2019 Request for Proposals period opens!
The Python Software Foundation Packaging Working Group has received a grant from Facebook Research to implement advanced security features for PyPI. These features include cryptographic signing of uploaded artifacts and the infrastructure necessary to implement automated detection of malicious files uploaded to the index.
Interested? Check out http://pyfound.blogspot.com/2019/09/pypi-security-q4-2019-request-for.html for more information. Proposals are due October 21, 2019 AoE!
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