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Formal Question to Steering Council (re recent PEP8 changes)


On 03/07/2020 15:28, Jon Ribbens via Python-list wrote:
> On 2020-07-03, Rhodri James <rhodri at kynesim.co.uk> wrote:
>> On 02/07/2020 23:46, Random832 wrote:
>>> On Thu, Jul 2, 2020, at 18:29, Michael Torrie wrote:
>>>> Come again?  I can see no other link in the verbage with the
>>>> "relics of white supremacy" that she referred to.  If there are
>>>> other links, they should be included in the commit message.  I
>>>> agree with Rhodri that an explanation would be interesting.  Far be
>>>> it from me to demand one.  So whatever.
>>>
>>> It's possible that this wasn't explained clearly enough in the commit
>>> message itself (though I would argue it was definitely adequately
>>> explained in the ensuing on-list discussion, and wonder how much of
>>> that discussion you've actually read), but the point is that the
>>> *whole idea* of "standard English" is tied to white supremacy, not
>>> any particular standard whether via its authors or otherwise.
>>
>> As I said in my preamble, it doesn't matter whether you believe that is
>> true or think it's utter bollocks.  I asked the question to get the
>> Steering Council's opinion, not anyone else's.
> 
> You don't get to decide whose opinions are offered.

But I do get to decide whose opinions are solicited.

-- 
Rhodri James *-* Kynesim Ltd