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

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info
Sun Mar 3 04:21:37 CET 2013

On Sat, 02 Mar 2013 21:11:04 -0500, David Robinow 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.

How the flying fuck does my choice of where and how *I* read this forum 
inconvenience YOU?

Talk about an overactive sense of entitlement. The world does not revolve 
around you and I do not arrange my day to suit your preferences.


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