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PSF announces a new five year commitment from Fastly. Fastly have been donating CDN resources to Python—most notably to the PyPI package index—for ten years now.

The PSF just announced at PyCon US that Fastly have agreed to a new five year commitment. This is a really big deal, because it addresses the strategic risk of having a key sponsor like this who might change their support policy based on unexpected future conditions.

Thanks, Fastly. Very much appreciated!

# 17th May 2024, 1:52 pm / pypi, python, psf, fastly

Django Chat: Datasette, LLMs, and Django. I’m the guest on the latest episode of the Django Chat podcast. We talked about Datasette, LLMs, the New York Times OpenAI lawsuit, the Python Software Foundation and all sorts of other topics.

# 24th January 2024, 8:41 pm / django, podcasts, ai, psf, generative-ai, llms

Weeknotes: datasette-test, datasette-build, PSF board retreat

I wrote about Page caching and custom templates in my last weeknotes. This week I wrapped up that work, modifying datasette-edit-templates to be compatible with the jinja2_environment_from_request() plugin hook. This means you can edit templates directly in Datasette itself and have those served either for the full instance or just for the instance when served from a specific domain (the Datasette Cloud case).

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Introducing PyPI Organizations. Launched at PyCon US today: Organizations allow packages on the Python Package Index to be owned by a group, not an individual user account. “We’re making organizations available to community projects for free, forever, and to corporate projects for a small fee.”—this is the first revenue generating PyPI feature.

# 23rd April 2023, 8:29 pm / open-source, packaging, pypi, python, psf


Weeknotes: Joining the board of the Python Software Foundation

Visit Weeknotes: Joining the board of the Python Software Foundation

A few weeks ago I was elected to the board of directors for the Python Software Foundation.

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Donate to the PSF! Support Python as well.

# 20th December 2003, 10:02 pm / python, psf