[Python-Dev] PEP 414
yselivanov at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 23:38:00 CET 2012
Sorry if I sounded like 'attacking' you. I certainly had no such
intention, as I believe nobody on this list.
But if you'd just stuck to the point, without touching very
controversial topics of what version of python is a good choice
and what is a bad, with full review of all porting scenarios with
well-thought set of benchmarks, nobody would ever call your PEP
On 2012-03-01, at 4:12 PM, Armin Ronacher wrote:
> On 2/29/12 12:30 PM, Yury Selivanov wrote:
>> I see you've (or somebody) changed:
> Yes, I reworded that.
>> Could you just remove the statement completely?
> I will let Nick handle the PEP wording.
>> I don't think that PEPs are the right place to put such polemic
>> and biased statements.
> Why call it polemic? If you want to use ubuntu LTS you're forcing
> yourself to stick to a particular Python version for a longer time.
> Which means you don't want to have to adjust your code. Which again
> means that you're better of with the Python 2.x ecosystem which is
> proven, does not change nearly as quickly as the Python 3 one
> (hopefully) so if you have the choice between those two you would chose
> 2.x over 3.x. That's what this sentence is supposed to say. That's not
> polemic, that's just a fact.
>> Nobody asked you to express your *personal* feelings and thoughts
>> about applicability or state of python3 in the PEP.
> That is not a personal-feeling-PEP. If people would be 100% happy with
> Python 3 we would not have these discussions, would we.
> Why is it that I'm getting "attacked" on this mailinglist for writing
> this PEP, or the wording etc.
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