Does the Python community really follow the philospy of "Community Matters?"
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Fri Jan 30 18:13:53 CET 2009
Stephen Hansen wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 12:38 AM, r <rt8396 at gmail.com
> <mailto:rt8396 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> On Jan 30, 2:26 am, John Machin <sjmac... at lexicon.net
> <mailto:sjmac... at lexicon.net>> wrote:
> > This doesn't appear to match the description. Perhaps the PSU has
> > subverted my comp)(*&^%$#@!
> > NO CARRIER
> Oops -- Good catch John,
> Even perfect people like myself make mistakes :). Here is the
> aforementioned thread where a Python user was chastised for daring to
> say Python has a clearer syntax than Perl thereby easing
> maintainability: OH NO! *big hand wave*
> These Perl mongers have no business doing their mongling here, go to
> He was not chastised, nor threatened as you previously said; he was
> welcomed to Python in all of its awesomeness, and given a pointer about
> community etiquette.
> I have tons of positive things to say about Python: lots of people in
> The Community do. And we've all worked with other languages and have
> reasons why we don't like those tools, and people are fine to share
> those reasons. But that's a different thing then flinging bile and
> ranting about how horrible Language-X is or how Perfect-For-All-Things
> Python is.
It's probably unpythonic to bash other languages. Python is so good that
there's no need. :-)
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