To Troll or Not To Troll (aka: "as" keyword woes)

Steven D'Aprano steve at
Sat Dec 6 05:22:53 CET 2008

On Fri, 05 Dec 2008 19:00:12 -0800, alex23 wrote:

> On Dec 6, 8:00 am, James Stroud <jstr... at> wrote:
>> I think its a symptom of the language's maturing, getting popular, and
>> a minority fraction* of the language's most devout advocates developing
>> an egotism that complements their python worship in a most unsavory
>> way.
> It's hard to see how anyone could ever take offence at your posts given
> such unbiased objectivity ;)

I see your wink, but, please, did you read that thread started by "r" 
about the Ruby API for some piece of Google software? That was so 
offensively fanboyish that I almost removed Python from my computer.


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