[BangPypers] Life lessons shared by Jesse Noller

Gora Mohanty gora at mimirtech.com
Thu Oct 29 15:07:27 EDT 2015

On 29 October 2015 at 23:38, Anand B Pillai <anandpillai at letterboxes.org> wrote:
> On Thursday 29 October 2015 08:24 PM, Noufal Ibrahim KV wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 29 2015, Gora Mohanty wrote:
>> [...]
>>> With all due respect to Mr. Noller, the article is not germane to this
>>> list. Please refrain from off-topic posts.
>> [...]
>> Perhaps not completely relevant to PyCon but it is, I think, useful to
>> many people who are putting in time and energy to keep this community
>> going.

OK, we will have to agree to disagree, Incidentally, this was posted
to the bangpypers list which is explicitly devoted to Python, and not
to the Pycon list.

> There are lessons to learn from it. I always thought of Jesse as a
> rock-star - as an amazing Python community organizer and developer.
> It was a surprise to see how much going "giving it all" had affected his
> personal life. When we see people in the community, you don't think much
> beyond on how they do the work-life balance, you don't sometimes see
> beyond the brave facades they put.
> It takes a lot of courage to write the way he did and I hope he would be
> able to pick the pieces of his life and carry on.

I also wish him well, but again I strongly disagree as to the
relevance of this post on a technical list.


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