Python 3 is killing Python

MRAB python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Wed Jul 16 03:57:24 CEST 2014


On 2014-07-16 00:53, Rick Johnson wrote:
> On Tuesday, July 15, 2014 5:40:29 PM UTC-5, Abhiram R wrote:
>> [snip excessive quotations]
>> Aah. Understood. Apologies for the "noobishness" :)
>
> Noobishness can be tolerated for a "reasonable" time, especially when
> the "noob" actively seeks to improve his skills, as you are doing, so
> kudos to you.
>
> The next skill to learn, after NOT top posting, is the art of
> trimming quotations to the most relevant bits. You'll have to use
> your own judgment for most quoted text, however, if nothing else, be
> sure to remove any links to the quoted persons web site or blog, and
> any "famous quotes".
>
> Some folks even have software that "blabs" about how great a job it
> is doing protecting the posters computer (like we really care!), so
> if you see any taglines that mention "this is a virus free message"
> (oh thanks, now i can sleep at night!), or some pretentious line
> about "this was sent from my i-phone" -- send that crap to the
> bitbucket!
>
"This was sent from my iPhone" == "I have an iPhone!"

Also annoying is some footnote that says that the email contains
confidential information and that if you're not the intended recipient
you should delete it, etc.

That's somewhat pointless if it's being sent to a public forum!



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