What is a Python Core Developer?

A presentation at PyCon 2018 in in Cleveland, OH, USA by Mariatta

How do you become a Python core developer? How can I become one? What is it like to be a Python core developer?

These are the questions I often receive ever since I became a Python core developer a year ago. Contributing to Python is a long journey that does not end when one earns the commit privilege. There are responsibilities to bear and expectations to live up to.

In the past year, I've been learning more about what it really means to be a Python core developer. Let me share all of that with you.