[Python-ideas] Python 3000 TIOBE -3%

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Wed Feb 15 02:39:10 CET 2012

"Stephen J. Turnbull" <stephen at xemacs.org>

> […] the WSGI folks. They work in a sewer; life stinks for them, and
> all they can do about it is to hold their noses. This thread is about
> people who are not trying to handle sewage in a sanitary fashion,
> rather just cook a meal and ignore the occasional hairs that
> inevitably fall in.


> […] some module that decides to emit information about them somewhere
> (eg, a warning or logging) -- without the protection of a "silencing
> error handler". Bang-bang! Python's silver hammer comes down upon your
> head!

You have made me feel strange emotions with this message. I don't know
what they are, but a combination of “sickened” and “admiring” and
“nostalgia”, with a pinch of fear, seems close.

Maybe this is what it's like to read poetry.

 \      “[Entrenched media corporations will] maintain the status quo, |
  `\       or die trying. Either is better than actually WORKING for a |
_o__)                  living.” —ringsnake.livejournal.com, 2007-11-12 |
Ben Finney

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