Need cleanup advice for multiline string

Jean-Michel Pichavant jeanmichel at
Tue Aug 18 19:05:49 CEST 2009

Steve Holden wrote:
>>> Robert Dailey:
> [...]
>> It's a figure of speech. And besides, why would I want programming
>> advice from a woman? lol. Thanks for the help.
> Sorry, Robert, simply not acceptable. Whether designed to be funny or
> not it's the kind of inane remark I would be really happy never to see
> again.
> The problem is that we can't just "let these things go by" all the
> time (even though we aren't discussing a major crime here). If we do
> that it encourages (at best) an atmosphere of complacency and a
> feeling that it's OK to demean people in Python forums. I'd really
> like to see those *not* get a hold.
> regards
>  Steve
Did you read the original post (this is an old one) ? Because quoting a 
joke out of its context is totally unfair.
Anyway the hysteria that is surrounding this thread is just amazing. I'm 
waiting for more.


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