Bigotry and hate speech on the python mailing list

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Tue Apr 18 18:53:40 EDT 2017

On Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 8:47 AM, Ben Finney <ben+python at> wrote:
> Chris Angelico <rosuav at> writes:
>> I was referring to your post, in which a fairly solid argument was
>> made for there being no guilt. Maybe you don't have any specific
>> authority
> I definitely don't, and I hope no one reads my words on this topic as
> having special authority beyond their content :-)
>> but until someone actually acts in a moderatorial role,
>> solid arguments are plenty authoritative enough for most of us.
> That's my hope. Thanks for saying so.

Yep. The "maybe" in there wasn't a statement of uncertainty, but more
of "Yeah, you don't have actual authority - so be it". Or if you
prefer: "So what if you don't have etc etc".


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