Messaging in Py?

Steven D. Majewski sdm7g at Virginia.EDU
Tue May 22 21:46:25 CEST 2001


After getting confused by many levels of indentation, David LeBlanc wrote:


> [This followup was posted to comp.lang.python and a copy was sent to the 
> cited author.]
> 
> In article <mailman.990470431.30830.python-list at python.org>, 
> paulp at ActiveState.com says...
> > David LeBlanc wrote:
> > > 
> > > In article <mailman.990385176.4955.python-list at python.org>,
> > > dsh8290 at rit.edu says...
> > > > On Sun, May 20, 2001 at 06:36:04PM +0000, Dave Kuhlman wrote:

[...]

> I didn't say that Dave Winer was an employee of MS - that is your 
> inference. "A developer" need not be an employee. Nor is any of the above 
> text written by me!

[...]

> Dave who? If me, you're misquoting me completely - this quote came from 
> D-Man's post. If you mean Dave Winer, i'd be very surprised to hear him 
> characterize SOAP as bloated since he's also one of the developers of the 
> (current status) SOAP proposal.

David -- if you reread that post and pay a bit more attention to the
indentation levels of the quotes, you will see that, although that 
post has a lousy user-interface, Paul never said you said what you 
think he did! 

> I sure hope you program better then you quote news postings!

Maybe indicating blocks by indentation in programming languages isn't
such a good idea, afterall!  ;-) 

Go back and count those "> "'s befor you file a bug report, Dave! ;-) 


-- Steve Majewski





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