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This thread is closed [an actual new thread]

On 02/10/18 01:02, Ethan Furman wrote:
> On 10/01/2018 04:26 PM, Ben Finney wrote:
>  > Ethan Furman writes:
>  >> This thread is closed.
>  >
>  > Coming from a moderator of this forum, I don't know how that statement
>  > is to be interpreted.
> It should be interpreted as:
> - No further discussion should take place on this thread.
> - I've done what I can with the primitive tools at hand to block
>  ? any further discussion.
> - Continued considerate posts will be discarded.
> - Continued flame-bait/inconsiderate posts will be met with warnings
>  ? or stronger as warranted.

On what grounds are you suppressing debate?  It is exactly and precisely 
not irrelevant to Python, since it's discussing a Python-specific change 
to known and understood computing terminology, and frankly the statement 
"Continued considerate posts will be discarded" is outrageous.

I have been unimpressed with the moderation team for some weeks now, but 
this is just not acceptable.

Rhodri James *-* Kynesim Ltd