[Edu-sig] Post Mortem (Bridges submission)
kirby.urner at gmail.com
Fri Apr 10 01:53:33 CEST 2015
On Thu, Apr 9, 2015 at 9:43 AM, kirby urner <kirby.urner at gmail.com> wrote:
> My 3-page paper concluding with the graphic rendered by this source code:
> https://mail.python.org/pipermail/edu-sig/2015-March/011203.html (Python
> + POV-Ray)
> was roundly rejected by the Bridges reviewers.
They rejected my friend David's paper too. We were hoping to present back
to back. I set up the volume units, David phi-scales them.
David: "I stand by describing the volume of an icosahedron in E modules
420E + 100e3 = 18.512995"
Bridges: ""Outside some tedious but not very deep mathematics there is no
artistic or other cultural component that one expects to see in a formal
As a proposal screener for OSCON I'm mystified as to why they have
reviewers directly taunting the proposers, especially when it's about Art
for crying out loud. Where's the respect?
I hope PSF takes this as a lesson. Minus a real Code of Conduct you're
opening yourself to abuse. Your company submits a paper and it comes back
with heaping bucket fulls of scorn. We don't do that with Pycon. We're
friendly, not gratuitously rude.
At least I got to the roadshow version at Portland State, branded as Mosaic.
I had planned to invite my daughter to this, maybe meet the famous Vi, but
that was before the many insults. Maybe Vi will come to Pycon. She'd be
most welcome I bet.
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