Boolean tests [was Re: Attack a sacred Python Cow]

Iain King iainking at gmail.com
Thu Jul 31 11:06:56 CEST 2008


On Jul 31, 7:08 am, "Russ P." <Russ.Paie... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jul 30, 10:43 pm, Erik Max Francis <m... at alcyone.com> wrote:
>
>
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> > Russ P. wrote:
> > > On Jul 30, 9:27 pm, Erik Max Francis <m... at alcyone.com> wrote:
> > >> You're sure going on about a distinction without a difference for a guy
> > >> who childishly likes to call other people names.  A reasonable person
> > >> would have long ago moved on instead of blaming others for not
> > >> immediately intuiting your thoughts, rather than straightforwardly
> > >> reading your words.  Which, by the way, includes at least three people
> > >> other than myself.
>
> > >> But I'll bet the mindless namecalling is really working out for you.
> > >> Go, team, go!
>
> > > You earned the "childish name calling" by acting like a child -- with
> > > your petty little game of trying to show that I don't understand a
> > > basic concept in Python. As I said, your initial misunderstanding,
> > > while silly, was at least forgivable. But your insistence on repeating
> > > it time after time is not. It is truly pathetic.
>
> > Sis, boom, rah rah rah!
>
> > You're kind of skipping over the point where three other people had the
> > same misunderstanding about your original statement and correction, so
>
> Another whopper, but who's counting?
>
> > maybe the reader is not the problem but rather the writer, but hey,
> > don't let that get in the way of a good public shitfit.
>
> > You're winning!
>
> And you're a professional of some sort? Man, I can't even imagine
> working in an environment with people like you. I guess I'm pretty
> lucky to work with real professionals who don't play petty little
> games like the one you played here -- and are still playing. Go ahead,
> have the last word, loser -- then get lost.

You understand this is usenet, right?  Where we can all read the
entire thread?  So trying to spin the situation just doesn't work?
Just checking...

Iain



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