Python is slow?
tjreedy at udel.edu
Tue Sep 30 20:18:15 CEST 2008
Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Sep 2008 22:19:57 +1000, Ben Finney wrote:
>> I do, because a natural, beneficial act (modify the work and
>> redistribute it) that has no technical reason to restrict, is
>> artifically restricted.
> We agree that the restriction is artificial, and I think irrational
> (although I'd be interested in hearing the gnuplot developers' reasoning
> before making a final judgment).
I believe it is a matter of preserving clarity of authorship, just as is
the quoting mechanism we take for granted in posts like this. If I
removed the quote marks above and silently edited what Ben and you
wrote, I might upset someone and certainly could confuse readers.
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