python admin abuse complaint

Daniel Fetchinson fetchinson at
Sun Feb 7 14:31:08 CET 2010


assert funny > 1

> pow(funny, sys.maxint)

>> >>> This is a short complaint on admin abuse on #python irc channel on
>> >>>
>> >>
>> >> Let's see, you are complaining about getting banned from #python by
>> >> CROSS-POSTING between and comp.lang.lisp.  From my POV, that's
>> >> grounds for extending the IRC ban permanently.
>> >
>> > It certainly doesn't inspire any confidence that Xah's next trip to
>> > #python is likely to last much longer than the last.
>> Some humanity, please! If you look at the web page of the guy it
>> really strikes me as a poor bastard who deserves more pity than
>> bashing. IRC, newsgroups, email, web page, etc, these are the only
>> things that this guy is doing, if you take these things away from him
>> I don't know what will be left for him. Yes, he is annoying, yes, he
>> is trolling, but if this prevents him from jumping under the bus, then
>> I'd say let him do it. How many serial trolls are there on c.l.p? Not
>> many. The average troll should of course be kicked out from
>> everywhere, but guys like Xah are really rare and on humanitarian
>> grounds I think should be allowed to do their things. If you really
>> think about it the damage is not that great.
>> In medieval times 99% of crazy people (using a loose definition of
>> crazy) were either executed or tortured and executed, however, the one
>> lonely village clown or court clown was allowed to be crazy, he even
>> had a decent income from the king. I'm not suggesting a stipend for
>> Xah from the PSF :) but having a single c.l.p clown is tolerable if it
>> makes him happy.
>> Cheers,
>> Daniel
>> --
>> Psss, psss, put it down! -
>> --

Psss, psss, put it down! -

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