Python list code of conduct
roy at panix.com
Wed Jul 3 01:46:13 CEST 2013
In article <mailman.4125.1372798337.3114.python-list at python.org>,
Ned Deily <nad at acm.org> wrote:
> If you find a bug in Python, don't send it to comp.lang.python; file
> a bug report in the issue tracker.
I'm not sure I agree with that one, at least not fully. It's certainly
true that you shouldn't expect anybody to do anything about a bug unless
you open an issue.
On the other hand, I often find it useful to discuss things that I
believe are bugs on c.l.p first. Sometimes people will explain to me
that I'm just doing it wrong. Sometimes the discussion will end up
with, "Yeah, that's a bug". In either case, it serves as a good initial
filter for whether I should file a bug or not, and the discussion is
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