[Python-Dev] a quit that actually quits

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Thu Dec 29 16:35:09 CET 2005

On 12/29/05, Aahz <aahz at pythoncraft.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 28, 2005, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > In the mean time I'm a strong believer in "it ain't broke so don't fix
> > it" here.
> Does that also include my suggestion about improving the startup message?

Nobody reads that; plus it looks like it's excruciatingly complex to
get it right at all times; and getting it wrong is worse that not
mentioning it at all.

Regarding the meme floating about the arrogance of Pythoneers:
bloggers (pretty much by definition) are actually the most arrogant
species; don't confuse "bloggers say" with "most people think".

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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