[python-committers] Missing In Action

Jack Jansen jack.jansen at cwi.nl
Sun Jun 17 17:29:34 EDT 2018

I think I am one of those core developers who hasn’t committed anything in ages (even though I do have a git account and am somewhat following what goes on), but the term missing in action may be a bit too loaded….

How about “missing in inaction”?



> On  16-Jun-2018, at 02:03 , Victor Stinner <vstinner at redhat.com> wrote:
> "Missing In Action"
> Oh. After I sent my email, I checked the translation of "Missing In
> Action". It means more or less "lost", but it seems to be commonly
> associated to war:
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missing_in_action
> "a casualty classification assigned to combatants, military chaplains,
> combat medics, and prisoners of war who are reported missing during
> wartime or ceasefire"
> I don't recall where I heard the expression, but I didn't mean that
> inactive developers are dead :-) I'm quite sure that there is life
> after Python. Right?
> Victor
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Jack Jansen, <Jack.Jansen at cwi.nl>, http://www.cwi.nl/~jack
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