[Catalog-sig] "python 2 only" classifier

Chris McDonough chrism at plope.com
Mon Dec 12 09:51:10 CET 2011

On Mon, 2011-12-12 at 08:48 +0000, Michael Foord wrote:

>         I'm sympathetic to the opinion "the wall of shame should not
>         make a
>         difference".  But we have a PR problem, because the wall of
>         shame is
>         linked endlessly from comments about Python 3 stores in every
>         news
>         aggregator (Reddit, Hacker News, etc).  People tend to use it
>         as a stick
>         to beat the helpless with.

> Well sure - but python-dev has absolutely nothing to do with the
> wall-of-shame. In addition whoever is responsible for it, is very
> unresponsive and apparently not interested in fixing factual errors in
> the list. So I doubt the new classifier will have any effect on that
> website I'm afraid. :-(

Jesse seemed to think he was reachable and receptive.  I'll try to get a
hold of him; if he doesn't respond or responds in the negative, I won't
advertise the classifier.

- C

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