[Python-ideas] string.format() default variable assignment

David Robinow drobinow at gmail.com
Sun Mar 3 04:01:41 CET 2013

On Sat, Mar 2, 2013 at 9:15 PM, Roy Smith <roy at panix.com> wrote:
> In article <mailman.2806.1362276667.2939.python-list at python.org>,
>  David Robinow <drobinow at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Mar 2, 2013 at 7:27 PM, Steven D'Aprano
>> <steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info> wrote:
>> > On Sat, 02 Mar 2013 09:53:47 -0500, Devin Jeanpierre wrote:
>> >
>> >> On Sat, Mar 2, 2013 at 1:54 AM, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>> Yes, but reply-all sends a copy to the poster as well as the list. What
>> >>> I want is reply-list, acknowledging the list headers... and Gmail
>> >>> simply doesn't have that.
>> >> I've been replying to the poster and the list for ages. Is it bad
>> >> netiquette?
>> >
>> > I find it annoying, and yes I consider it rude. When we receive messages
>>  ...
>>  Do you consider it rude that you choose to use a newsreader, thus
>> inconveniencing those of us who use the mailing list, as God intended.
>> (I honestly can't remember if there's any advantage to News, not
>> having used it this century)
>>  [Going out of my way to respond only to the list]
> There's a number of advantages to news vs. mail.  The biggest is that
> news spools generally keep a long history around, so it's easy to go
> back and review a long thread.
 That can't be the biggest since mail stays around forever unless
deliberately deleted.

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