Bigotry and hate speech on the python mailing list

Wildman best_lay at
Tue Apr 18 19:44:16 EDT 2017

On Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:34:03 +1000, Chris Angelico wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 8:28 AM, Ben Finney <ben+python at> wrote:
>> Chris Angelico <rosuav at> writes:
>>> The charge has been examined and dropped. Steven did not violate the
>>> CoC. Please stop talking as if he has. He *was accused of* violating
>>> it, and then found innocent.
>> Which post are you referring to (can you provide a URL)? I'd like to see
>> who came to that conclusion, what their wording was, and what their
>> authority was to do so.
> 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, but until someone actually acts in a moderatorial role,
> solid arguments are plenty authoritative enough for most of us.
> Particularly for the newsgroup people, where there is no central
> authority at all.
> ChrisA

I believe the lack of moderator action supports the
conclusion that the CoC was not violated.

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