Python gets a "Developer-in-Residence"
Backlogs in bug triage, code review, and other elements of the development
process are nothing new for free-software projects; there is clearly a lot
more interest in creating new features (and the bugs that go with them, of
course) than in taking on the less-satisfying bits. For a large project
like CPython, though, the backlog can seriously impede progress—potentially
chasing off contributors whose work falls…