[Python-Dev] PEP process entry point and ill fated initiatives

Kristján Valur Jónsson kristjan at ccpgames.com
Fri Nov 29 16:25:14 CET 2013

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Python-Dev [mailto:python-dev-
> bounces+kristjan=ccpgames.com at python.org] On Behalf Of Antoine Pitrou
> Sent: 29. nóvember 2013 14:58
> To: python-dev at python.org
> Subject: Re: [Python-Dev] PEP process entry point and ill fated initiatives
> On Fri, 29 Nov 2013 09:16:38 +0000
> Kristján Valur Jónsson <kristjan at ccpgames.com> wrote:
> > Closing the ticket, twice, is a rude, and unnecessary action.
> Closing the ticket means "we don't believe there is an issue, or we don't
> think it would be reasonable to fix it". If that's our judgement on the issue,
> how is it rude to close it?
Also, this attitude.   Who are the "we" in this case?  And why send messages to people by shutting doors?
> > How about acknowledging that these waters are dark and murky and help
> > making things better?
> Well, how about? If Anatoly has a concrete proposal, surely he can propose a
> patch to make things better.
Which is what  he did.  And instead of helpful ideas on how to improve his patch,
the issue is closed.  The acolytes have spoken.

I know that Anatoly himself is a subject of long history here, but I myself
have felt lessening affinity to the dev community in recent years.  It feels like
it is increasingly shutting itself in.



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