[OT] master/slave debate in Python
On Thu, Sep 27, 2018 at 7:05 AM Ian Kelly <ian.g.kelly at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 10:48 PM Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 26, 2018 at 2:36 PM Ian Kelly <ian.g.kelly at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > So, Chris, what have *you personally* done about real slavery where it
> > > still happens?
> > >
> > > If, as I'm guessing, the answer is "nothing" then it seems to me that
> > > you don't have much of a leg to stand on to level this accusation.
> > Am I demanding that the terminology be changed? No? Then I don't think
> > the accusation applies.
> You're objecting to people trying to do *something* positive on the
> grounds that they're not doing *more* while you yourself are doing
> *nothing*. That's pretty hypocritical.
You're assuming that it's something positive that's being done. That
is an unproven assertion. I'm objecting to people creating churn on
the grounds that they're not accomplishing anything.