[Edu-sig] creating an interface vs. using one (Michel Paul)

Dethe Elza delza at livingcode.org
Tue Sep 26 18:44:10 CEST 2006

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On 26-Sep-06, at 3:22 AM, Humphreys, Simon (Hills Road Staff) wrote:

> What's the new competing list SIG?  I would be interested in  
> subscribing if it gets me away from the incresingly irritating  
> 'noise' on this one .......
> ________________________________
> From: edu-sig-bounces at python.org on behalf of Dethe Elza
> Sent: Mon 25/09/2006 17:25
> To: kirby urner
> Cc: edu-sig at python.org
> Subject: Re: [Edu-sig] creating an interface vs. using one (Michel  
> Paul)
> On 25-Sep-06, at 8:06 AM, kirby urner wrote:
>> I think the discussion re VPython was worth having.  Differing points
>> of view were clearly expressed about a matter of substance.
>> Your assessment of the signal to noise ratio suggests you're
>> wearing ear muffs.
> Hardly.  It's an assessment that's been made many times, by many
> people, some of whom have left the list because of it.  In fact the
> noise on this list caused at least one competing list to be started
> just to avoid it.
> It would be one thing if Kirby trolled Art, or Art trolled Kirby, and
> you each recognized it as that, but you both seem unable to resist
> responding to each others trolls.  Which is too bad, because you both
> have valuable points of view and useful things to say, but I (and
> surely others) have started to filter it out because we're tired of
> wading through the pointless (and frequently juvenile) feuding.
> Now, as with any other time I've tried to step into this brawl to
> break it up, I'm sure I will be told off for it and soon wish I'd
> stayed in lurk mode.  Oh well.
> --Dethe
> When all else fails, men turn to reason.  --Abba Eban
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