[Python-Dev] Copyright notice

Greg Stein gstein@lyra.org
Mon, 3 Jul 2000 19:02:36 -0700

On Mon, Jul 03, 2000 at 09:48:17PM -0400, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> Guido van Rossum <guido@beopen.com>:
> > On the other hand, why does it bother you?  (*NOT* a rhetorical question.)
> Maybe he doesn't like noisy programs.  I don't either.  Programs
> should either (a) tell me what I need to hear, (b) tell me what I've
> asked to hear, or (c) keep their traps shut and refrain from wasting my
> time and attention.

Agreed. I've prefer not to have several lines of spammage hit my screen
whenever I invoked Python. What's the point? And note there isn't a license
requirement to print that stuff.


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/