Symbols as parameters?

Alf P. Steinbach alfps at start.no
Sun Jan 24 18:25:47 CET 2010


* Gabriel Genellina:
> En Fri, 22 Jan 2010 10:16:50 -0300, Alf P. Steinbach <alfps at start.no> 
> escribió:
> 
>> I get the impression that there's some message traffic that I don't 
>> see, perhaps on the mailing list, since (a) I haven't seen that about 
>> 'locals' pointed out by anyone else in this thread, and I think I've 
>> read all messages in the thread, and (b) sometimes threads pop up that 
>> start with a reply.
>>
>> For example, the recent thread "Covert number into string" started 
>> with a /reply/ in my newreader, using EternalSeptember's NNTP host.
>>
>> It also starts with a reply in Google's archives, <url: 
>> http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.python/browse_thread/thread/b8097d4de4a9c9b0/cb3a2e6ccd7736ef>. 
>>
> 
> gmane (news.gmane.org) is a newsserver that acts as a bridge news <-> 
> mailing lists. The post that started the thread you mention is available 
> there, as well as those previous posts in this thread about the danger 
> of using locals()

Thanks. I have gmane in Thunderbird (after all, IIRC gmane is Norwegian! :-) ), 
but only with one obscure list.


Cheers,

- Alf



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