Confused about pep 318

Edward K. Ream edreamleo at
Fri Aug 6 17:24:50 CEST 2004

> Look, you keep insinuating that there was some sort of evil plot to slip
> this into Python. I can assure you that this is NOT true, and I'm getting
> more than a little bit fed up with this argument.

I have never said any such thing, nor did I mean to insinuate any such
thing.  I have stated, loudly and often, that no proper public notice of
recent changes has been made.  I stand by that statement.

> "Actively mislead the public"? What the hell is that supposed to mean?

The fact is that somebody like me, with a big interest in '@', would
naturally conclude, on the basis on reading pep 318, that pep 318 has
nothing to do with '@'.   Moreover, one would conclude, on the basis on
reading pep 318, that the pep wasn't even close to a final design, much less
an implementation.

That is what I meant, and _all_ that I meant, by the phrase "actively

Edward K. Ream   email:  edreamleo at
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