profanity on comp.lang.python (was Re: Pyro stability)

Cliff Wells cliff at
Wed Nov 8 21:00:28 CET 2006

On Wed, 2006-11-08 at 11:18 -0800, Aahz wrote:
> In article <mailman.1907.1163003856.11739.python-list at>,
>  <skip at> wrote:
> >
> >I'm with Beliavsky on this one.  I can't see any particular reason to curse
> >in a forum such as  It just coarsens the discussion with no obvious
> >positive benefit as far as I can see.
> Actually, I do agree that profanity "should" be avoided on; what
> I disagree with rather vociferously is having language police like
> Beliavsky.  I consider Beliavsky's offense far worse than the original
> post.

I think this sums up my point of view as well (although I would have
used around 3215 more words to say it). 


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