[Python-Dev] Tracker marks my messages as spam :-)
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Fri Feb 1 20:04:41 CET 2008
No. The message Jesus added to the tracer was, in its entirety:
Oracle confirms the issue. They will provide a patch.
That's just small, but has a high S/N ratio. The contents of Jesus'
email has nothing to do with this issue.
On Feb 1, 2008 10:37 AM, Steve Holden <steve at holdenweb.com> wrote:
> Jeffrey Yasskin wrote:
> > On Feb 1, 2008 6:43 AM, Nicko van Someren <nicko at nicko.org> wrote:
> >> Perhaps it has to do with the low signal to noise ratio of your
> >> messages...
> > That was a little uncalled for. Be polite.
> I don't believe it was at all impolite: It was a literal observation of
> a relevant phenomenon. Jesus's email that started this thread used 1305
> characters to simply say
> "This will be my last email today, I don't want to waste (more of) your
> *valuable* time."
> a message of 89 characters. By anyone's standards that's a low S/N
> ratio. Even without the digital signature overhead it is still 89
> characters from a total of 648 ... it's quite possible that's why his
> messages are being misinterpreted.
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