The 3D picture of Python

Brandon Van Every vanevery at
Sat Feb 8 20:31:38 CET 2003

Laura Creighton wrote:
> It is a trademark around here.  We are trying to produce an
> envirornment where the shiest, most delicate novice will feel
> comfortable asking questions, even questions that are _really_
> _stupid_.  So we worry a lot about whether certain postings carry
> with it the message 'only the
> tough need post here'.  We want 'gentle' even though it is a hard,
> often unattainable goal.

Well, that's a noble goal.  Of course I got called a troll pretty early on,
so clearly this goal has its limits on unmoderated Usenet.

Brandon Van Every               Seattle, WA

20% of the world is real.
80% is gobbledygook we make up inside our own heads.

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