[Python-Dev] PEP 282 Implementation
24 Sep 2002 10:24:04 +0100
"Vinay Sajip" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I only found 2 uses of "needful" - in BufferingHandler and
> ConfigStreamHandler. It's the whole phrase "do the needful", which I
> think is peculiar to England but has its share of users on the
> subcontinent :-)
I've never heard it before, having lived my whole life in England...
The meaning's pretty obvious, though.
I'll write on my monitor fifty times 'I must not post self-indulgent
wibble nobody is interested in to ucam.chat just because I'm bored
and I can't find the bug I'm supposed to fix'.
-- Steve Kitson, ucam.chat