2.7 beta 1

Mensanator mensanator at aol.com
Mon Apr 12 22:02:44 CEST 2010


On Apr 12, 3:51 am, alex23 <wuwe... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Mensanator <mensana... at aol.com> wrote:
> > You think the right thing to do is just quietly work
> > around the problem and sit back and laugh knowing sooner
> > or later someone else will get burned by it?
>
> Haven't we covered argument from fallacy enough in this group by now?
>
> Reporting the bug was exactly the right thing to do. Loudly
> pronouncing the impending demise of 3.x because of it was not. Coming
> up with exaggerated parodies of arguments that no one here is actually
> making is even worse.
>
> > Why do you guys think I'm talking about the language? I'm talking
> > about a particular implementation.
>
> Probably because _you_ made no such restriction with your blanket
> statement of "3.x won't be adopted by developers until it's fixed". If
> only "under Windows", "probably" and "IDLE" had been injected into it,
> I don't think there would have been a word of disagreement.

Ok. If more people are aware of the issue now, then the hyperbole
has served it's purpose.



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