New to Python: Features

Sam Holden sholden at
Tue Oct 5 06:56:38 CEST 2004

On Tue, 05 Oct 2004 00:36:46 -0400,
	Richard Blackwood <richardblackwood at> wrote:
> Grant Edwards wrote:
>>On 2004-10-05, Richard Blackwood <richardblackwood at> wrote:
>>>When I said "harsh", I meant being accused of trolling,
>>>attempting to annoy, stir trouble, etc.  None which was my
>>>intent nor did I think that my post would be interpreted as
>>>such (otherwise I wouldn't have posted it).
>>If you honestly didn't think you were being rude and weren't
>>going to annoy anybody, you really, really do need to read how
>>to ask questions the smart way.  c.l.p is a very kind place,
>>but should somebody as naive as you wander into the rest of
>>Usenet... well, I just don't like to think of what might
> Apparently it is not a matter of "smartly" but don't ask at all.

Part of asking smartly is not asking thousands of people to each spend
time reading an possibly answering a question that you could find the
answer to yourself with a minute of looking.

Sam Holden

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