Down with tinyurl! (was Re: importing excel data into a pythonmatrix?)

Steven D'Aprano steve-REMOVE-THIS at
Tue Sep 21 07:43:09 CEST 2010

On Tue, 21 Sep 2010 05:11:37 +0000, Seebs wrote:

> On 2010-09-21, Steven D'Aprano <steve-REMOVE-THIS at>
> wrote:
>> On Tue, 21 Sep 2010 03:01:53 +0000, Seebs wrote:
>>> On 2010-09-21, geremy condra <debatem1 at> wrote: Then I posted
>>> a question on an IRC channel.  I had done a ton of searching already,
>>> and I started by explaining the top three near-solutions I'd found and
>>> why each of them wasn't actually a solution to my problem.  And
>>> someone handed me a URL... which was to lmgtfy on the first search
>>> terms I tried.
>> Yes, although in fairness people aren't mind readers. If you (generic
>> you) don't give any indication of doing the research, you can expect to
>> be ignored or told to RTFM. Google is just the new FM.
> See above -- "I started by explaining..."

Yes, I know that. I sympathized with your experience and explicitly said 
I was talking about "generic you".


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