Language change and code breaks

James Logajan JamesL at Lugoj.Com
Wed Jul 25 22:50:39 CEST 2001


Mark 'Kamikaze' Hughes wrote:
> 
> Wed, 25 Jul 2001 05:29:41 GMT in <cpofq9a858.fsf at cj20424-a.reston1.va.home.com>,
> Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> spake:
> > But never mind, I'm giving up on making *Python* case-insensitive.
> > The hostility of the user community is frightening.
> 
>   This baffles me; the division issue is IMO far more terrifying a
> change, while case-insensitive is a mere quirk.

The division issue has proven divisive.

The case-insensitive issue has fostered insensitivity.

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