Ten rules to becoming a Python community member.

Dave Angel davea at ieee.org
Mon Aug 15 00:01:15 CEST 2011


On 01/-10/-28163 02:59 PM, rantingrick wrote:
> On Aug 14, 12:57 am, rantingrick<rantingr... at gmail.com>  wrote:
>
>> 9. Never use the word "previously" or the phrase "in the past"; just
>> dumb it down with "used to".
> I had forgot to mention one other usage of "used to":
>
> WRONG: "I used to not like indention but know i am very used to it"
> RIGHT: "Previously i lamented forced indentation but i have since
> grown quite accustomed to it"
>
> Also the usage of "supposed to" is rather foolish.
>
> WRONG: "We are supposed to write clean code but i am not used to that"
> RIGHT: "We are required to write clean code however i am not accustom
> to that way of thinking.
>
> Gawd, sometimes i feel like i'm watching an episode of squidbillies
> when i read the this list.
>
>
>
Interesting that when you complain about other's grammatical typos, 
you're so careless with your own.

know -> now
i -> I
accustom -> accustomed
the this -> this

I'm inclined to ignore typos in emails except in the case where the 
intent is to abuse others.

DaveA




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