[Python-Dev] str.rreplace

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Jan 24 23:50:28 CET 2014


On 24/01/2014 22:44, Brian Curtin wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 11:40 AM, Mark Lawrence <breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>> On 24/01/2014 17:19, Ram Rachum wrote:
>>>
>>> Hmm, on one hand I understand the need for the separation between
>>> python-dev and python-list, but on the other hand I don't think
>>> python-list is a good place to discuss Python, the language.
>>>
>>> I now looked at the 17 most recent python-list threads. Out of them:
>>>
>>>    - 58% are about third-party packages.
>>>    - 17% are off-topic (not even programming related)
>>>    - 11% are 2-vs-3 discussions
>>>    - 5% are job offers.
>>>    - 5% (which is just one thread out of 17) is about Python the language.
>>>
>>
>>
>> I'm extremely impressed by your knowledge of statistics, it must have taken
>> you many man years of effort to analyse all 17 threads in such detail.
>>
>>
>>> So can you understand why someone would be reluctant to start a
>>> discussion in python-list about Python the language there? Especially if
>>> this is the same place where beginners might ask newbies questions about
>>> Python? (So not only are actual Python questions just 5% of the content,
>>> non-newbie questions are just a subset of that 5%.)
>>>
>>> it's full of people asking about third-party Python packages, or asking
>>> newbie questions.
>>>
>>
>> How terrible, fancy having the audacity to ask about third party packages or
>> newbie questions on the *MAIN* Python mailing list.  There's yet another
>> reason to bring back the death penalty in the UK.
>
> Please adjust the tone of your messages if you are going to use this
> mailing list.
>

I'm sorry but I do not understand, please explain what is wrong with an 
extremely heavy dose of sarcasm.

-- 
My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask 
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence



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