[Python-ideas] Python 3000 TIOBE -3%

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Thu Feb 16 16:37:02 CET 2012

On 16 February 2012 15:25, Stephen J. Turnbull <stephen at xemacs.org> wrote:
>> OK, so maybe I do feel somewhat insulted...
> I'm sorry you feel that way.  (I've sided with the pragmatists in this
> thread, but on this issue I'm a purist at heart.)

As I said elsewhere that was a lame attempt at a joke. My apologies.
No-one has been anything but helpful in this thread, I was just
reacting (a little) to the occasional characterisation I've noticed of
people as "lazy" - your term "pragmatists" is much less emotive. (And
it wasn't so much a personal reaction anyway, just an awareness that
we need to be careful how we express things to people struggling with


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