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
    Robin> ...
    >> 
    >> 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
in.

Remember, whether you think of him as MDFL or BDFL, he's still the
DFL.

Bye, J

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