Well, another try Re: while c = f.read(1)

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Sat Aug 20 21:06:39 CEST 2005

James Kim wrote:
> Robert Kern wrote:
> Is it a *smart* way or *necessary* way?

It's the polite way. And probably the only way you're going to get your 
questions actually answered.

Read the documentation. If you still don't understand something, come 
back and ask a specific question about what you didn't understand. Then 
we will respond to your politeness with our own polite answer.

Until then, your rudeness gets my rudeness in response.

> Plus, my question was not for the detail description but for the 
> intuitive guide leading the beginner's further study.
> I understand that too many repeated talks make cyberian tired. However, 
> over and over discussions of basic concepts is also very important for 
> technology enhancements. Thus, Commands 'iter' and 'lambda' should be 
> discussed over and over about their necessity and convenience in the 
> news-group as long as they are the principle keywords distinguished from 
> the conventional languages like c/c++, pascal, etc.

Then use Google Groups to see that they have been, in great detail, and 
at a higher level than giving a newbie an "intuitive" rundown of the 

Now go read the documentation.

Robert Kern
rkern at ucsd.edu

"In the fields of hell where the grass grows high
  Are the graves of dreams allowed to die."
   -- Richard Harter

More information about the Python-list mailing list