Airplane mode control using Python?

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Mon Dec 23 07:34:57 CET 2013

On 23/12/2013 04:52, rurpy at wrote:
> On 12/22/2013 08:33 PM, Chris Angelico wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 23, 2013 at 2:20 PM, Kevin Peterson <qh.resu01 at> wrote:
>>> I am trying to control Aeroplane mode on Android using Python code.
>>> I am running QPyPlus python. When I execute this code(that is
>>> widespread in the net),
>>>     #!/usr/bin/python
>>>     import android droid = android.Android()
>>>     # go to airplane mode
>>>      droid.toggleAirplaneMode()
>>>     droid.makeToast('exiting')
>>> I get the error 'no such attribute Android()'.
>> Python code is sensitive to changes in whitespace. The above is
>> actually a syntax error, because lines have been merged and indented
>> incorrectly. You seem to be posting from Google Groups, which may be
>> why it's messed up; I recommend switching to something else, like
>> Mozilla Thunderbird, or subscribing instead to the mailing list
>> (with all the same content)
> My electricity went out right around the time the OP posted
> from Google Groups, that too was undoubtedly GG's fault.
> Come on Chris, it is just as easy to make typo or copy-and-
> paste errors in any other software as GG, there is no evidence
> that it was GG's fault.
> If you want to recommend the mailing list, fine, but please
> don't make stupid, unfounded, accusatory suggestions.
> Kevin: just for your own info, there are a few people here
> who despise Google Groups.  I and many other people post
> from Google Groups regularly and it works fine.  You might
> want to take a look at
> for some ways to reduce the annoyance factor for the anti-GG
> clique here.

We are *NOT* anti-GG, we've anti-reading double spaced crap, continuous 
single lines instead of proper paragraphs and badly formed Python source 
code amongst other things.  We *DON'T* as a rule of thumb get this 
problem from any source except GG.

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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