What is on-topic for the python list [was "Re: BASIC vs Python"]

Doug Holton insert at spam.here
Tue Dec 21 21:09:21 CET 2004

Hans Nowak wrote:
> Now you're trying to make it seem like I am against free speech on this 
> list, and against people's rights to discuss whatever they want.  I 
> never said that, and I in fact enjoy the fact that c.l.py posters are an 
> eclectic bunch who have knowledge of, and like to talk about, a great 
> number of topics.

You said that boo should not be mentioned on this newsgroup.  That is a 
fact.  You cannot and should not try to dictate any standard for what 
can and cannot be said in this forum, other than what I already 
suggested in the quote below:

 >> Anything related to python or from the perspective of a current or
 >> potential python user is on-topic for this list.  We can talk about
 >> logo, jython, java or other topics whenever and whereever we want. If
 >> you can't accept free speech and different perspectives, you're going
 >> to be disappointed.

Sorry to disappoint.

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