"shell-commands" and python!

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams ignacio at openservices.net
Sat Sep 22 20:22:08 CEST 2001

On Sat, 22 Sep 2001, Greg Weeks wrote:

> Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams (ignacio at openservices.net) wrote:
> : Ease of redirection and backgrounding has not been a part of Python in the
> : past, and we have to wonder whether adding those features is an actual
> : improvement or just a nicety.
> Three points:
> 1.  The tone of this discussion has been disappointing, although my thanks
> to those who tried to keep it above board.

I apologize for my tone at times. I haven't been feeling 100% lately, but
there's no reason for it to spill over to an online discussion.

> 2.  There is no point in *arguing* about this stuff, so I won't.  But
> silence does not imply consent.

Agreed. Let's end this thread here.

> 3.  Regarding "adding those features": I doubt you'll find anyone on the
> planet less interested in adding new features to the Python *language* than
> I am.  Nor am I interested in adding a new module to the library, unless
> someone thinks of something really neat.  I was just interested in how to
> program.  (Misunderstanding my motives is still no excuse for rudeness.)

Once again, I apologize.

> Blecch,
> Greg

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams  <ignacio at openservices.net>

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