Diversity in Python (was Re: Need cleanup advice for multiline string)

Carl Banks pavlovevidence at gmail.com
Mon Aug 17 23:12:51 CEST 2009


On Aug 17, 8:44 am, a... at pythoncraft.com (Aahz) wrote:
> In article <461cc6f1-fc23-4bc7-a719-6f29babf8... at o15g2000yqm.googlegroups.com>,
> Robert Dailey  <rcdai... at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
>
> >It's a figure of speech. And besides, why would I want programming
> >advice from a woman? lol. Thanks for the help.
>
> Well, I'm sorry to see this, it means I was wrong about the lack of
> sexism in the Python community.

Oh come on, one newbie making an off-color joke is not any sort of
reflection of the community as a whole.

Anyway it's pretty naive to expect what is now a large community to
avoid bad eggs altogether.  Price you pay for popularity.


Carl Banks



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