[Python-ideas] PEP: Dict addition and subtraction

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Fri Mar 15 14:31:14 EDT 2019

On Fri, Mar 15, 2019 at 11:15 AM Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info>

> On Fri, Mar 15, 2019 at 10:34:45AM -0700, Brett Cannon wrote:
> > Watch the tone please.
> Brett, you might have missed my comment about wanting to avoid unhelpful
> arguments about tone, but if you are going to complain about people's
> tone, the considerate thing to do is to say what it is that you're
> objecting to.

The phrasing of "just sounding like an asshole who wants to shut people up"
is unnecessary.

> Otherwise we're left guessing as to what it is and whether or not you
> are making an implied threat to apply the CoC.

No implied "threat". If it was an official warning then I would have said

> I responded to Antoine's post earlier, but thought that it was a
> respectful disagreement. Do you think that's not the case?

I think it skirts the edge of being disrespectful, hence the request to
please be aware of how one comes across.
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