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It’s not that the code is not production ready. It’s more about first impressions. There are some really fundamental issues with the presentation. The first thing you do when starting a new git repo is create your .gitignore.

I’m also not a Pythonista and I’ve only been working with Python for about a year, but including required packages in the requirements.txt is like Python 102.

I think it's probably best to interpret it as something like a blog post presenting an idea than an actual usable project, and maybe in its current state it should have just been a blog post.

Certainly there's a lot to be improved in terms of git hygiene and publishing an easy-to-try-out project, but it seems a bit excessive to say that the author shouldn't have posted it at all.

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