Should non-security 2.7 bugs be fixed?

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at
Mon Jul 20 07:59:39 CEST 2015

On Monday 20 July 2015 13:30, Ian Kelly wrote:

> On Sun, Jul 19, 2015 at 9:12 PM, Steven D'Aprano <steve at>
> wrote:
>> On Mon, 20 Jul 2015 11:35 am, Rick Johnson wrote:
>>> I figured that was you *MARK LAWRENCE*. I shall add sock-puppeting
>>> to your many egregious offenses! And poorly executed sock-puppeting
>>> as well! You're a zero.
>> Rick, what the hell are you talking about? Mark is using the same email
>> address as he has always used (unlike a certain person who shall remain
>> unnamed, but used to go by the names RR and Ranting Rick and possibly
>> others).
> Not quite; one is, and the other is

Ah, so they are. You're right, I was wrong, they're not the same email 
address. But still, accusations of sock-puppetry from a change in email 
provider is unreasonable, and I believe that Rick should acknowledge that he 

> If the
> great Ranting Rick can't tell that these belong to the same person
> just based on the local part, then what chance do we mere mortals
> have?


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