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[OT] master/slave debate in Python


On Wed, Sep 26, 2018 at 1:56 AM Jon Ribbens <jon+usenet at unequivocal.eu> wrote:
>
> On 2018-09-25, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 11:01 PM Calvin Spealman <cspealma at redhat.com> wrote:
> >> This entire conversation is inappropriate for this mailing list. Please
> >> leave this free for people who need to ask and give help with Python,
> >> regardless of which side of this argument you are on.
> >
> > Considering that the conversation is specifically about changes to the
> > code and documentation of the language and its reference
> > implementation, I don't see that it's off topic.
>
> Those things might be on topic on python-dev - although I am sure
> no-one would thank you for continuing this discussion there - but
> this is comp.lang.python/python-list and here this is off-topic.

Okay. What *is* on-topic for python-list?

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Is it off-topic because it's nothing to do with Python, or is it
actually off-topic because it makes you afraid that people won't be
bullied by the SJW brigade?

ChrisA