What does Python fix?

phil hunt philh at comuno.freeserve.co.uk
Sat Jan 19 16:36:46 CET 2002


On Fri, 18 Jan 2002 21:20:27 GMT, Joseph A Knapka <jknapka at earthlink.net> wrote:
>> >Thank you Mark. I often read newsgroups through Google, as I am doing
>> >now. I usually want to scream. "PLEASE TOP POST!" When I read a
>> >newsgroup, I have already read the discussion. So I vastly prefer when
>> >someone just puts their response AT THE TOP.
>> 
>> Tell me, if you're not willing to follow cultural norms, why should
>> people pay attention to you?
>
>That's a silly argument.

It's not an argument, rather a question.

> Sometimes people who break cultural
>norms are *exactly* the people you ought to be listening to.

That may be true; however, it is the case that people often ignore
those who break cultural norms.


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