Need cleanup advice for multiline string

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Wed Aug 19 19:08:56 CEST 2009


In article <mailman.18.1250595423.2854.python-list at python.org>,
Jean-Michel Pichavant  <jeanmichel at sequans.com> wrote:
>MRAB wrote:
>> Carl Banks wrote:
>>> On Aug 17, 10:03 am, Jean-Michel Pichavant <jeanmic... at sequans.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> I'm no English native, but I already heard women/men referring to a
>>>> group as "guys", no matter that group gender configuration. It's even
>>>> used for group composed exclusively of women. Moreover it looks like a
>>>> *very* friendly form, so there is really nothing to worry about it.
>>>
>>> I like how being very friendly means calling people after a guy who
>>> tried to blow up the English Parliament.
>>
>> Guy Fawkes adopted the name Guido while fighting for the Spanish in the
>> Low Countries:
>>
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guy_Fawkes
>
>I didn't get Carl's reference. The only thing I know about blowing the 
>parliament is from the movie V for Vendetta (no comment please !).

You should read the original comic book, it's much more interesting (and
clearly mentions the Guy Fawkes connection).
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