Python evolution: Unease
Wed Jan 5 06:49:38 EST 2005
Ville Vainio <ville at spammers.com> writes:
> To me, this seems to be the job for the Fedora maintainers, not Python
> maintainers. If something essential is not in the distro the distro
> maintainers have screwed up.
I can't parse that. It says two contradictory things. Sentence 2
says that if something essential is not in the (Python) distro then
the (Python) distro maintainers have screwed up. Sentence 1 says
it's the Fedora maintainer's job to deal with it. Huh?
> Paul> The book is very good, but having to go buy a proprietary
> Paul> book is the opposite of what self-contained free software
> Paul> documentation is supposed to mean.
> I'm not sure the free software documentation is going to evolve to be
> more self-contained; the exact opposite is more likely.
With software, I don't think you're right. With documentation, I
don't have a sense of whether you're right or not, but I hope you
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