Unicode [was Re: Cult-like behaviour]

Rhodri James rhodri at kynesim.co.uk
Mon Jul 16 16:16:34 EDT 2018


On 16/07/18 20:58, Terry Reedy wrote:
> On 7/16/2018 1:27 PM, Jim Lee wrote:
> 
>> 90% of the world *is* "beneath my notice" when it comes to programming 
>> for myself.   I really don't care if that's not PC enough for you.
>>
>> Had you actually read my words with *intent* rather than *reaction*, 
>> you would notice that I suggested the *option* of turning off 
>> Unicode.  I didn't say get *rid* of Unicode.  I didn't say make it 
>> *harder* to use Unicode.  Once again - reaction rather than reading.
>>
>> Obviously, the most vocal representatives of the Python community are 
>> too sensitive about their language to enable rational discussion.
> 
> My empirical observation is that the more abrasive posters get rewarded 
> with more response, while my attempts to engage in rational discussion, 
> without ad hominems, gets less.

I wouldn't disagree with you.  Fortunately Jim has pulled the "storming 
off in a huff rather than answer a question anyone actually asked" 
defence, so we can go back to debating about important things like how 
to spell assignment expressions.

Oh wait... :-)

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Rhodri James *-* Kynesim Ltd


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