Comments on Python Redesign

Lulu of the Lotus-Eaters mertz at
Mon Sep 8 03:07:37 CEST 2003

"Tim Parkin" <tim.parkin at> wrote previously:
|Please could we move this discussion to one of the appropriate lists as
|well.  I suggest python-marketing to begin with.

A marketing list is just not an appropriate forum for discussing
redesigning the main python website.  The page just
simply should not be driven primarily, or even significantly, by
"marketing" issues... it's us developers who use it, in the overwhelming

We developers should not be treated as second class Python users because
someone got the idea that the page should look like what PHBs expect.

On the other hand... it seems like an entirely different site could look
like that glossy pamphlet.  Maybe something like:

Or even:

Just as long as the main page doesn't get majorly uglified.

Yours, Lulu...

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underdeveloped; and putting advocates of freedom in prisons.  Intellectual
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