Re: when and why did python(-minimal) become essential?
Matt Zimmerman <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> Granted if it is a real issue, then why not use perl? Yes, I hate
>> perl too, but really, the argument "hey, people like Python too"
>> implies that we should have a scheme interpreter, a perl, a python,
>> emacs lisp, and well, everything anyone might want.
> Ubuntu developers would like to be able to use Python. So far there has
> been no demand whatsoever for LISP derivatives in this context.
Ok; Joe Wreschnig just said that "I would like to write scripts in X"
is certainly not a good enough reason to add X to Essential. It
sounds as if you are in disagreement with him; have I understood
>> Or, we say "we aren't going to support *every* high-level language"
>> and stick to one.
> We aren't going to support every high-level language, but we do support
> more than one in Ubuntu.
The question is, why? Is it just "we want to use Python too"?