Meta classes are tricky. so is meta discussion. and whatever this is.
I think it is fine to post opinions when one "felt I could not let these
particular comments go by."
I may or may not agree with the opinion, but I do like hearing what people
think, and being reminded about undesirable behaviour isn't the end of the
On Mon, May 30, 2016 at 11:08 AM, Ola Sitarska <o...@sitarska.com> wrote:
> I had the same exact feelings when reading that comments here. Thanks for
> speaking up Erik!
> On Mon, May 30, 2016 at 1:52 PM, Erik Romijn <e...@erik.io> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I don’t mean to derail the discussion on board transparency, but I
>> felt I could not let these particular comments go by:
>> >> I bet even Perl programmers have good intentions!
>> > They are good at hiding it.
>> In my opinion, these comments are disrespectful and not inclusive.
>> I know how it seems fun to poke at other languages. I personally
>> have written Perl code in the past, and strongly dislike it. However,
>> that doesn’t mean Perl programmers have any less worth. If we make
>> it seem as if the Python community considers Perl programmers lesser
>> people/programmers, we are making our community unwelcome to people
>> that have made different technology choices, or even are unable to
>> make different choices.
>> I assume that these comments were meant as non-malicious jokes. But
>> that made it especially important for me to draw attention to the
>> effects they can have. So that we can help our community be
>> inclusive to everyone :)
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