To Troll or Not To Troll (aka: "as" keyword woes)

Michael Mabin michael.mabin at gmail.com
Fri Dec 5 17:09:08 CET 2008


Warren, weren't you aware that Python.org is now a church.  So you can never
live up to the standards of the Pythonista high priests.  You can only ask a
question or submit your comment then cower, hoping the pythonista high
priests don't beat you with clubs for heresy.

;)



2008/12/4 Warren DeLano <warren at delsci.com>

> > From: Ben Finney <bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au<bignose%2Bhates-spam at benfinney.id.au>
> >
> >
> > "Chris Mellon" <arkanes at gmail.com> writes:
> >
> > > Peculiarities in usenet resulted in this discussion having several
> > > threads and I missed some messages before I wrote this email.
> >
> > I'll put this more bluntly: Warren's messages to date
> > egregiously break the flow of discussion.
> >
> > Warren, in the interest of sane discussion in these forums, please:
> >
> > * preserve attribution lines on quoted material so we can see who
> >   wrote what.
> >
> > * use the convention of ?New subject (was: Old subject)? when you
> >   change the ?Subject? field of a message.
> >
> > * switch to a client that preserves threading in messages you send,
> >   i.e. that properly constructs the ?References? and ?In-Reply-To?
> >   fields.
> >
> > General advice good for everyone, of course, but particularly
> > apropos to this reply. Any one of the above is detrimental to
> > omit; striking on all three makes a discussion almost
> > impossible to follow. (Thank you, though, for avoiding the
> > worse habit of top posting!)
>
> Thank so much for the suggestions Ben.  Sorry that I am personally
> unable to live up to your high standards, but it is nevertheless an
> honor to partipicate in such a helpful and mutually respectful community
> mailing list!
>
> Warren
>
>
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