File not read to end

andrew.jefferies at gmail.com andrew.jefferies at gmail.com
Thu Apr 26 21:23:12 CEST 2007


On Apr 26, 9:48 am, Facundo Batista <facu... at taniquetil.com.ar> wrote:
> andrew.jeffer... at gmail.com wrote:
> > I've attached the whole script. Thanks again for your help.
>
> > --Andrew
>
> Andrew, tip:
>
> If you attach the whole script, what you get is that a lot of people
> goes away from the thread. Me for example. I won't read 100 lines of
> code to see where is the problem, and then try to solve.
>
> The best way to handle this, and effectively getting more help from the
> community, is start to trim your code. So, you take those 20 lines away,
> and the problem persist. You cut off another 15, and the problem
> persist.
>
> After ten minutes of work, you get a 15 lines code, which still shows
> your problem. You send that to the community, and surely you'll get more
> help.
>
> As a fantastic side effect of that process, normally you actually *find*
> the problem by yourself, which is always better, :)
>
> Regards,
>
> --
> .   Facundo
> .
> Blog:http://www.taniquetil.com.ar/plog/
> PyAr:http://www.python.org/ar/

Thanks for the input Facundo. I'm not a frequent poster so I'm not up
on the etiquette and do appreciate the feedback. I'll better control
code spews in future posts!





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