lacking follow-through

Grant Edwards grante at
Mon Sep 8 21:21:27 CEST 2008

On 2008-09-08, Chris Rebert <clp at> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 9:03 AM, Eric Wertman <ewertman at> wrote:
>> To expand on this a little bit, I've been subscribed to this
>> group for a couple of months, but there seems to be a bit more
>> gray area between what would go to a 'python-dev' group and a
>> 'python-user' group.  Long debates about language features and
>> abstract ideas would appeal to the former, but not the latter.
>> Certainly I fall into the user category..  I'm pretty happy
>> with python, and generally just adjust to it's design and
>> features, rather than spend lots of time on whether they are
>> 'right' or could be 'better'.  /shrug
> Yeah, suggestions about changing the language are much better
> suited to the more-specific Python-ideas or Python-3000
> mailinglists than the general-purpose c.l.p

I don't think anybody here in c.l.p minds reading suggestions
for language features/changes, but often what the poster in
question writes is just an incomprehensible collection of
vaguely philosophical-sounding metaphores and similes
reminiscent of a hoax paper submitted as a joke to a
post-modern "journal" of some pretend science or other.

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