[Python-Dev] Hello

Petr Viktorin encukou at gmail.com
Wed May 8 10:13:58 EDT 2019

On 5/7/19 9:08 PM, Ben Kane wrote:
> Sorry Victor, I must have misinterpreted this snippet from the mailbot. 
> Maybe it would be a good idea to re-word it? I'll be happy to open an 
> issue for that in an appropriate mailing list if you think that would help.
>  > Welcome to the Python-Dev at python.org <mailto:Python-Dev at python.org> 
> mailing list! If you are a new subscriber, please take the time to 
> introduce yourself briefly in your first post. It is appreciated if you 
> lurk around for a while before posting! :-)

Not sure what the original intent was, but I read that as: "Whenever you 
get to sending your first post, include an introduction in it. But, 
before you start actively participating, take your time to hang around 
and absorb the culture."

Perhaps we want to reverse the two sentences to put them in 
chronological order?

I'm not sure what the proper forum for this discussion would be.

> I talked to Barry Warsaw about https://bugs.python.org/issue36837 and he 
> said I should post to python-dev to get feedback. I'll work on that 
> email and post back here once I'm happy with it.
> Thanks,
> Ben
> On Tue, May 7, 2019 at 4:47 PM Victor Stinner <vstinner at redhat.com 
> <mailto:vstinner at redhat.com>> wrote:
>     Welcome Ben!
>     Le mar. 7 mai 2019 à 16:28, Ben Kane <bbk1524 at gmail.com
>     <mailto:bbk1524 at gmail.com>> a écrit :
>      > My name is Ben Kane. I'm joining this mailing list and
>     introducing myself as asked in the "welcome to python-dev" email.
>     I've been using Python for maybe 7 years now. I started to learn it
>     in college to help with accounting homework and I continue to use it
>     now for personal projects ranging from small scripts to larger
>     applications and in my day job as a LinkedIn Site Reliability Engineer.
>      >
>      > I'd like to contribute back to the language that's helped me so
>     much; and talking with core devs at PyCon 2019 has really encouraged
>     me. So I'll be lurking and trying to pick things up as I see them.
>     python-dev is not the proper mail to introduce yourself to contribute.
>     I suggest you to start reading http://devguide.python.org/ and please
>     send the same email to core-mentorship mailing list:
>     https://mail.python.org/mailman3/lists/core-mentorship.python.org/?x=22
>     It would help if you can elaborate on which parts of Python you would
>     be interested to contribute ;-)
>     Victor
>     -- 
>     Night gathers, and now my watch begins. It shall not end until my death.
> -- 
> Ben Kane
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