accessing a text file

Ben Finney ben+python at
Wed Sep 8 02:07:19 CEST 2010

Baba <raoulbia at> writes:

> However the following Wiki excerpt seems to go in my direction:

No, it doesn't. It advises that people show kindness; as I've been
arguing, that's exactly what you were shown. You haven't shown how the
information being imparted could have been fully imparted in a way
that's kinder, nor that it would be reasonable to do so.

To put it another way: if you feel offended by an utterance, then
insufficient kindness on the part of the speaker is not the only

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