Cult-like behaviour [was Re: Kindness]

Marko Rauhamaa marko at
Sat Jul 14 14:44:26 EDT 2018

Ian Kelly <ian.g.kelly at>:

> I think we all can name things we don't like about Python. For
> example, you're not likely to ever convince me that piggybacking
> coroutines onto generators was anything but a terrible hack that
> results in added complexity and leaky abstraction now that the feature
> has been stretched even further into an async framework. I don't see
> much point in arguing about it though since it's highly unlikely to
> change.

Having gone through a recent 2to3 effort that left my conscience
stained, I can only lament for the lost paradise which was Python 2.7.
There *was* one real gain: MemoryBIO, but that's not enough to bring a
smile to my face.


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