Egos, heartlessness, and limitations

Ryan Kelly ryan at rfk.id.au
Wed Apr 13 23:23:09 EDT 2011


On Thu, 2011-04-14 at 03:12 +0000, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Apr 2011 12:03:15 +1000, Ryan Kelly wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, 2011-04-14 at 11:46 +1000, Chris Angelico wrote:
> >> On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 11:29 AM, Ryan Kelly <ryan at rfk.id.au> wrote:
> >> > I weep that your delightful rhetoric is limited to this neglected
> >> > forum, where the guardians of python core deign not to tread, and
> >> > hence denied its rightful place exalted among python's canonical
> >> > lore.
> >> 
> >> Wait... so where do the Python experts hang out?
> > 
> > Don't panic, there are plenty of experts here :-)
> > 
> > It's an oft-cited troll complaint that many python big-wigs (Guido,
> > Raymond H, et al) don't subscribe to python-list.
> 
> Raymond Hettinger frequently posts here, both with interesting code 
> snippets and recipes, and to answer questions.

True.  Sorry Raymond.  You just happened to be the second name that
popped into my head in the "python big-wig" category.

> Personally, I'm glad that most of Python Dev don't hang around here. We 
> are far better off if Python Dev, you know, actually Devs Python, rather 
> than answering (mostly) easy questions and getting stuck in tar-pits.

For the record, I have no personal complaint about anyone's lack of
involvement on python-list.  Just reporting on the perceived state of
affairs.


  Cheers,

     Ryan



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