What is on-topic for the python list [was "Re: BASIC vs Python"]

Reinhold Birkenfeld reinhold-birkenfeld-nospam at wolke7.net
Tue Dec 21 23:11:10 CET 2004


Doug Holton wrote:
> Hans Nowak wrote:
>>> Quote:
>>> "this is comp.lang.python, not comp.lang.boo."
>> 
>> 
>> Which is obviously not the same as "Boo should not be mentioned on this 
>> newsgroup".  
> 
> I used the exact same phrase in another note except using the term 
> "logo" instead of "boo", and that is the exact interpretation I 
> immediately received from others - they felt I was censuring the 
> discussion here, as I felt you were.

Non sequitur. The phrase's interpretation depends on the posting(s) it
refers to.

Reinhold

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