[Python-Dev] How far to go with user-friendliness

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Jul 18 02:08:03 CEST 2015

On 18/07/2015 01:00, Ryan Gonzalez wrote:
> I am tempted to reply with a slightly sarcastic message involving a
> cookie...

I'm not tempted, I will ask, what the hell are you on about?

> On July 17, 2015 6:40:21 PM CDT, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
>     Frankly, this kind of inept discussion, where a bunch of folks get hung
>     up about an extremely minor design decision (who cares whether "assret"
>     is being special-cased or not? in the actual world, not the fantasy
>     world of righteous indignation and armchair architects?), is amongst
>     the reasons why I'm stopping contributing to CPython.
>     Keep up the good work, you're making this place totally repulsive to
>     participate in. Every maintainer or contributor now has an army of
>     voluntary hair-splitters to bother about, most of whom probably aren't
>     relying on said functionality to begin with.
>     Regards
>     Antoine.

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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