Bug reports [was Re: Python list code of conduct]

Roy Smith roy at panix.com
Wed Jul 3 16:23:35 CEST 2013


In article <mailman.4170.1372860945.3114.python-list at python.org>,
 Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 4, 2013 at 12:03 AM, Roy Smith <roy at panix.com> wrote:
> > In article <mailman.4153.1372838561.3114.python-list at python.org>,
> >  Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Of course, it's possible for there to be dark corners. But if you're
> >> working with those, you know it full well. The dark corners of Python
> >> might be in some of its more obscure modules, or maybe in IPv6
> >> handling,
> >
> > The sad thing about this statement is that IPv6 has been around for
> > about as long as Python.
> 
> Yeah, and yet so many ISPs simply don't support it (only one of the
> Australian ISPs I've worked with does - Internode).

My comment was not meant as a flame against Python, but as a flame 
against the whole frigging Internet industry for dragging their feet(*) 
on IPv6 rollout.

(*) It is difficult to walk with any gait other than foot-dragging when 
you are suffering from a severe case of cranio-rectal inversion.



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