This Python 3 is killing Python thread is killing me.

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Jul 16 22:27:04 CEST 2014


On 16/07/2014 20:24, Jason Swails wrote:
>
> On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 11:40 AM, Mark Lawrence <breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
> <mailto:breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk>> wrote:
>
>     On 16/07/2014 18:32, Deb Wyatt wrote:
>
>         Can you all stop already with the non python US bashing?  Please?
>
>         Deb in WA, USA
>
>
>     rr started it with a fairly impressive piece of trolling but as
>     you've asked so politely I will happily oblige.
>
> ​I honestly don't understand why you haven't kill-filed him yet.  I can
> understand people wanting to respond to jmf to prevent newbies and the
> Unicode-ignorant from thinking the FSR is not a good thing (or
> fundamentally wrong), although I've killfiled him as well. [1] But
> nobody will confuse rr's posts with something of value (their only
> possible use can be to populate
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_logical_fallacies and
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ad_hominem).  There's nobody to protect
> from rr-induced misconceptions. [http://xkcd.com/386/]
>
> My life lurking and learning on Python-list has been dramatically
> improved since I began to instantiate filters, I highly recommend it.
>
> Cheers,
> Jason
>
> [1] Seen one and you've seen them all, and I'm no unicode expert.
>

The difference between our most illustrious resident unicode expert and 
rr is that the former has only said anything of use once, whereas the 
latter does know about tkinter/IDLE.  rr doesn't show up that often, the 
MIRUC has been spewing his mistruths for nearly two years and IMHO 
should have been booted into touch a long time ago.

-- 
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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