pylagiarism -- Need help now! Please provide code...

Peter Otten __peter__ at
Tue Aug 14 10:19:08 CEST 2012

Simon Cropper wrote:

> Hi Everyone,
> I just had a great idea for a new python module. I haven't bothered
> googling it or doing any research.
> I need help putting together some code; today preferably, my boss is on
> my back. Can someone please contribute a functioning module showing me
> how to do it?
> Once I have all your submissions, I will compile a functioning  package,
> which I hope to sell. Don't worry, no one will be at risk of being sued,
> I don't intend to credit you with the code and you will not know
> anything about what I have done because I don't intend to post and
> feedback to the list. Licenses are not a problem either, I don't believe
> in them and even if you find out I have plagiarized your stuff you have
> bub-kiss chance of suing me as I am in another jurisdiction.
> So, now you know where I am coming from, I would like to thank you for
> all your help. Remember though, I need help now, so please stop what you
> are doing and submit something quickly. I'm waiting...
> Still waiting...
> Hey, stop reading and get on with writing some code, I don't have all day!

You're close, but I prefer to help out the guy with the brilliant idea (I 
know it's brilliant because he says so) who is offering me a fraction of the 
fortune he is going to make once I've done all the work...

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