Encoding of Python 2 string literals

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info
Thu Jul 23 07:34:35 CEST 2015

On Thursday 23 July 2015 07:26, Mark Lawrence wrote:

> Oh, and please do not tell me to back off.  It has been show in recent
> days that despite my problems I have contributed to core Python.
> Anatoly will contribute to any project, but on his terms, and his terms
> only.  I have never done any such thing, and wouldn't even contemplate it.

Contributing to issues on the tracker doesn't give you a licence to be a 

Anatoly asked a perfectly reasonable question in the right forum. 
Disregarding his polite request to CC him, which in my opinion is a bit 
cheeky but not always unreasonable and certainly not a bannable offense, he 
has done nothing wrong in this thread and didn't deserve your hostile and 
vindictive attack.

So, back off. Please.


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