[Numpy-discussion] The end of numpy as we know it ?
Sat Feb 18 13:14:47 CST 2012
On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 9:06 AM, Dag Sverre Seljebotn
> On 02/18/2012 08:52 AM, Benjamin Root wrote:
>> On Saturday, February 18, 2012, Sturla Molden wrote:
>> Den 18. feb. 2012 kl. 17:12 skrev Alan G Isaac <firstname.lastname@example.org
>> > How does "stream-lined" code written for maintainability
>> > (i.e., with helpful comments and tests) become *less*
>> > accessible to amateurs??
>> I think you missed the irony.
>> Took me couple reads. Must be too early in the morning for me.
>> For those who needs a clue, the last few lines seem to suggest that the
>> only way forward is to relicense numpy so that it could be sold. This
>> is obviously ridiculous and a give-away to the fact that everything else
>> in the email was sarcastic.
> No, it was a quotation from Travis' blog:
Took me a couple of reads too. But I understand now, I think. I
think Josef was indeed being ironic, and using the quote as part of
> (I think people should just get a grip on themselves...worst case
> scenario *ever* (and I highly doubt it) is a fork, and even that may
> well be better than the status quo)
This is nicely put, but very depressing. You say:
"people should just get a grip on themselves"
and we might also say:
"shut up and stop whining".
But, an environment like that is rich food for apathy, hostility and
paranoia. Let's hope we're up to the challenge.
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