[Python-ideas] Ruby-style Blocks in Python Idea

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Wed Mar 11 15:28:22 CET 2009

On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 10:29 PM, Ben Finney <ben+python at benfinney.id.au> wrote:
> Ben Finney <ben+python at benfinney.id.au> writes:
>> tav <tav at espians.com> writes:
>> > For some bizarre reason, I had expected those on this list to be
>> > Masters of Python.
>> That is rather bizarre. If you find something that led you to expect
>> that, please let us know so the fallacy can be corrected.
> My message had rather an imperious tone that was not intended.
> I hasten to note that I'm not claiming any special status for myself
> with regard to this list, or Python's community. I'm a mere interested
> party, and my response was not intended to speak authoritatively about
> How Things Are™. My apologies for any mistaken impressions I might
> have given.

Don't worry, Tav's wording was rather offensive so strong reactions
are understandable. I read your message as a totally fine tit-for-tat
reply, and in fact it made me discard my own similar draft.

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

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