Bigotry and hate speech on the python mailing list

Wildman best_lay at
Mon Apr 17 22:19:33 EDT 2017

On Tue, 18 Apr 2017 08:23:34 +1000, Ben Finney wrote:

> Paul Rubin < at nospam.invalid> writes:
>> Rurpy <rurpy at> writes:
>> > A couple weeks ago a frequent poster here (Steve D'Aprano
>> > <steve+python at>) called another participant an "ugly
>> > american"
>> Oh stop trolling.
> Paul, that is uncalled for. The charge of bigotry is not to be lightly
> dismissed, and we do want to foster an environment here where people
> will feel welcome.

Your words remind me of this:

"The seriousness of the charge mandates that we investigate
this. Even though there is no evidence, the seriousness of
the charge is what matters."
  --Tom Foley (D) Speaker of the House

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