Users banned

Steve Simmons square.steve at
Mon Jul 16 15:03:39 EDT 2018

On 16/07/2018 03:13, Devin Jeanpierre wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 15, 2018 at 5:09 PM Jim Lee <jlee54 at> wrote:
>> That is, of course, the decision of the moderators - but I happen to
>> agree with both Christian and Ethan.  Banning for the simple reason of a
>> dissenting opinion is censorship, pure and simple.  While Bart may have
>> been prolific in his arguments, he never spoke in a toxic or
>> condescending manner, or broke any of the rules of conduct.  I cannot
>> say the same for several who engaged with him.
> +1000  It seems to me like the python-list moderators are rewarding
> people for being bullies, by banning the people they were bullying.
> The behavior on the list the past few days has been unforgivably
> toxic, and that has nothing to do with the behavior of Bart et al.
> -- Devin

+1  Seems to me Bart is being banned for "being a dick" and "talking 
rubbish" (my words/interpretation) with irritating persistence. Wonder 
how many of the non-banned members have been guilty of the same thing in 
one way or another.

Steve Simmons

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