Managing Google Groups headaches

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Wed Dec 4 17:33:44 CET 2013

On 04/12/2013 16:21, Ned Batchelder wrote:
> On 12/4/13 11:07 AM, Mark Lawrence wrote:
>> On 04/12/2013 15:50, Grant Edwards wrote:
>>> On 2013-12-04, Cameron Simpson <cs at> wrote:
>>>> On 30Nov2013 14:25, pecore at <pecore at> wrote:
>>>>> Dennis Lee Bieber <wlfraed at> writes:
>>>>>> [NNTP] clients provide full-fledged editors
>>>>>     and conversely full-fledged editors provide
>>>>>     NNTP clients
>>>>    GNU Emacs is a LISP operating system disguised as a word processor.
>>>>          - Doug Mohney, in comp.arch
>>> Unix: A set of device drivers used to support the the Emacs operating
>>>        system.
>>>   - Don't remember who, where, or when
>> It's a funny thing the computing world, with some people deriving
>> operating systems from raincoats, and others editing code with a
>> domestic household cleaner, what next, I ask myself?
> Computing with vacuum cleaners is on the decline at least:
> --Ned.

Well it shouldn't be.  It's a well known fact that VMS stands for Very 
Much Safer.  I'd compare it to inferior products, but not even the 
threat of The Comfy Chair will make me type the names.

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask 
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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