A way to accommodate laguage changes
"Jürgen A. Erhard"
juergen.erhard at gmx.net
Thu Jul 26 10:04:02 CEST 2001
>>>>> "Robin" == Robin Becker <robin at jessikat.fsnet.co.uk> writes:
Robin> In article <3B5CC345.D18FEEE8 at Lugoj.Com>, James Logajan
Robin> <JamesL at Lugoj.Com> writes
>> I effectively stopped considering Python for new projects as of last night.
>> I can't read Guido's mind, I don't know what other code-breaking changes he
>> might be considering. I'm not sure he even knows. Where else is he going to
>> be convinced that "evil" lies in the language and needs to be exorcised?
Robin> I'm afraid that's the real problem that became apparent
Robin> during this discussion. All the fury and arguments mean
Robin> nothing when the mdfl has decided to change the
Robin> language. The PEP process is a rubber stamping mechanism
Robin> for the great leader's diktat.
Nope. The "great leader's diktat" makes a PEP reality. First,
there's a PEP (most of the time), and when Guido accepts it, it goes
Remember, whether you think of him as MDFL or BDFL, he's still the
Jürgen A. Erhard (juergen.erhard at gmx.net, jae at users.sourceforge.net)
"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety." -- B. Franklin
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