robert.kern at gmail.com
Tue Sep 9 01:22:58 CEST 2008
Eric Wertman wrote:
>> Perhaps the wrong idea of what the group is. I would have thought
>> if one had a sufficiently developed idea and wanted to have it /
>> rejected, rather than merely sniped at, then writting a PEP would be
>> apposite than posting to c.l.py.
>> It's fine to post your not sufficiently developed ideas here merely
>> have them discussed. But I don't know what makes you feel that you,
>> your ideas, are /entitled/ to any response at all, much less
> 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
Actually, python-dev is for the concrete development of Python. Releases, bugs,
and occasionally design discussions for relevant features. Long debates about
potential features and abstract ideas belong either here or python-ideas.
"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
-- Umberto Eco
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