Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Aug 4 22:01:51 CEST 2015

On 04/08/2015 19:31, sohcahtoa82 at gmail.com wrote:
> On Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 7:29:29 AM UTC-7, Grant Edwards wrote:
>> On 2015-08-04, milos zorica <miloshzorica at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> you can't fully uninstall python from OSX, linux, BSD as there are many
>>> python dependent system tools
>> Well, technically you _can_ uninstall Python if you really want, but
>> all sorts of things will stop working.  In some cases, it's very hard
>> to recover from that situation.  Among the things that will stop
>> working on some flavors of Linux are the system utilities you normally
>> use to install things like Python.
>> --
>> Grant Edwards               grant.b.edwards        Yow! World War III?
>>                                    at               No thanks!
>>                                gmail.com
> milos: "You can't uninstall Python because it will break things"
> Grant: "Actually, you CAN uninstall Python, but it will break things"
> I really fucking hate how pedantic some of the people on this mailing list are.
> milos wasn't wrong.  You just chose to take his message too literally.  I thought it was pretty clear that when milos said "can't", he really meant "shouldn't".

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My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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