[Chicago] Let's you and him fight (Was: Kickstarter)

Joshua Herman zitterbewegung at gmail.com
Fri Jul 29 06:11:22 CEST 2011

I think we need a rules of chicago python users group? I remember from
pycon that the pythonic way there is one way to do something.

On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 11:07 PM, Martin Maney <maney at two14.net> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 08:42:46AM -0500, skip at pobox.com wrote:
>> I think it's best for all concerned to accept the occasional apparent insult
>> as something along those lines, especially if you don't personally know the
>> parties involved.  If the back-and-forth escalates into something you can't
>> plausibly interpret as online fun-poking, then, sure, call the
>> participant(s) on it.
> Or, as we used to put it back in the Fight-O-Net days, "Don't be
> excessively annoying, and don't be too easily annoyed."  But if you
> must be hurt on someone else's behalf, remember that you can reply
> off-list, and that's often more effective.
> Besides, this promises to be much more entertaining than the web app
> deployment tool of the week (that is what it's Pythonic to reinvent
> this year, isn't it?) if we let them get a few rounds of digs in.
> --
> You arguably have quite a few inalienable rights,
> but being taken seriously isn't one of them.
> Neither is being respected.  -- Rick Moen  <linuxmafia.com/~rick/faq/>
> Yeah, and don't take seriously what is most likely someone else's weird
> sense of humor, that should have been the third rule.  -- /me
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