Paul is a core Python developer and has been involved in Python since
version 1.4. He's also the PEP delegate for PEPs relating to
interoperability standards for packaging, and a pip code developer.
He's worked on a number of Python developments including PEP 302
(import hooks) and many of the packaging standards including PEP 517
and 518 (build system interfaces). He's been involved in open source
for many years, having also contributed to vim (user defined commands,
the Oracle SQL syntax, and the Python and COM interfaces in
particular) and C++ (the Boost rational number library). His personal
Python projects tend to be small personal scripts, or data analysis
His "day job" is as an Oracle application consultant, and he has a
family, with 2 grown-up children.
In his spare time he plays music (guitar and piano) and board and computer games.
August 3rd, 2020 | 44 mins 15 secs
dependency resolver, pip, python
pip 20.2 has a new dependency resolver that the PyPA would really like you to try out. This episode has 5 guests from the project and we talk about everything from user experience (UX) to testing a complex project.