[Numpy-discussion] Created NumPy 1.7.x branch

Thouis (Ray) Jones thouis@gmail....
Tue Jun 26 11:29:03 CDT 2012


On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 5:33 PM, Charles R Harris
<charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
> Calling this and that 'gratuitous' is already damaging to the community.
> Them's fightin' words. If you didn't want a fight you could have simply
> pointed out a path forward.

I disagree.  If a change is gratuitous, and someone call's it out for
being so, it's not a reason to get offended.  Even if someone call's a
change stupid, one should take a large step back before taking
offense, just because they were responsible for the change.  Defend
the change, give the reasons it's not gratuitous/stupid/ugly/whatever,
but keep calm and carry on.

This sort of back-and-forth sniping should be taken off list.


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