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Robert Brewer fumanchu at
Mon Aug 16 22:21:58 CEST 2004

Carol Carrot wrote:
> Sent: Monday, August 16, 2004 12:52 PM
> To: python-list at
> Subject: Re: mailman mailing list program
> now what is +1 QOTW.supposed to mean?

"QOTW" = "Quote Of The Week"

+1 is part of a generic "voting system", IIRC first used among Apache

-1 = Don't do it!
-0 = I don't care, so why bother.
+0 = I don't care, so go ahead if you want.
+1 = Do it!

So "+1 QOTW" means, "this gets my positive vote for quote of the week".


Robert Brewer
Amor Ministries
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