New to Python

Fuzzyman fuzzyman at
Mon Sep 27 22:33:43 CEST 2004

On Mon, 27 Sep 2004 12:11:29 -0400, Peter Hansen <peter at>

>Erik Heneryd wrote:
>[about the Smart Questions essay]
>> Uhm...  sure.  The point is that it *is* intimidating and that you'll 
>> have to be pretty darn dedicated to asking/answering to consider it 
>> worth the time.

I found it a useful essay.
It *is* hard work to read through it all - but it is infinitely worth
it. The bottom line is that the advice it gives is very sensible - not
just to those who are entirely new to posting.

If you're not prepared to think about the way you frame your question
then you are basically hoping that other people will do your thinking
for you. It's not much fun helping someone like that...............



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