[Numpy-discussion] consensus

Matthew Brett matthew.brett@gmail....
Sun Oct 30 14:27:41 CDT 2011


Hi,

On Sun, Oct 30, 2011 at 11:37 AM, Chris Barker <Chris.Barker@noaa.gov> wrote:
> On 10/29/11 2:59 PM, Charles R Harris wrote:
>
>> I'm much opposed to ripping the current code out. It isn't like it is
>> (known to be) buggy, nor has anyone made the case that it isn't a basis
>> on which build other options. It also smacks of gratuitous violence
>> committed by someone yet to make a positive contribution to the project.
>
> 1) contributing to the discussion IS a positive contribution to the project.

Yes, but, personally I'd rather the discussion was not about who was
saying something, but what they were saying.

That is, if someone proposes something, or offers a discussion, we
don't first ask 'who are you', but try and engage with the substance
of the argument.

Best,

Matthew


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