Should non-security 2.7 bugs be fixed?

breamoreboy at gmail.com breamoreboy at gmail.com
Sun Jul 19 22:36:09 CEST 2015


On Sunday, July 19, 2015 at 8:29:06 PM UTC+1, Rick Johnson wrote:
> On Sunday, July 19, 2015 at 2:02:12 PM UTC-5, Ian wrote:
> > Poor analogy. Babies need others to change their diapers
> > for them because they're not capable of doing it for
> > themselves.
> 
> Duh! That was the point of his analogy, Ian. *ALL* Python
> programmers need the patches. Whether or not they possess
> the skill to create them is irrelevant.
> 

Wrong, not all programmers need the patches as a lot of people couldn't care two hoots about 2.7.  I'm one of them.  If a programmer can't create a patch then they're in the wrong job.

> But the baby is not the only victim if the diapers are not
> changed. Imagine the foul odors that "rumors of bugginess"
> will emit into the household, and if unchecked long enough,
> out into the neighborhood.
> 
> A some point a social worker will be dispatched, and the
> baby will be taken away to a home that provides the
> necessary sanitary conditions. But not before the parents
> will be thrown in prison, ridiculed, and forgotten. The end
> result is a broken family Ian.
> 
> Is any of this sinking in?

No because as always it's complete dross.


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