[Python-ideas] Toxic forum

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Mon Aug 13 06:28:47 EDT 2018

On Sun, 12 Aug 2018 23:56:24 -0500
Abe Dillon <abedillon at gmail.com> wrote:
> This forum is looking more and more toxic. I've explained myself over and
> over again. I just wanted to +1 Steven's original comment. This is
> ridiculous. I guess I've pissed of the good-old-boys by calling out
> Steven's unnecessary condescension. Great. It looks like Python is in
> fantastic hands.

My experience is that this forum was toxic almost from the start,
because it encourages people to engage into the kind of behaviour you
are witnessing now (i.e. largely pointless and semi-agressive
nit-picking which sometimes feels straight out of the well-known
Argument Clinic sketch).



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