larry.martell at gmail.com
Mon Jan 9 19:10:59 EST 2017
On Mon, Jan 9, 2017 at 5:33 PM, Deborah Swanson
<python at deborahswanson.net> wrote:
> Ok, here is the crux of this thread's communication problem. I didn't
> ask, or particularly care for all these lectures on the technology of
> terminal emulators. I asked how to code Python to make clickable links.
> Since all of you are quite obviously passionate about terminal
> emulators, I would suggest that you start your own thread. Except that
> it would have nothing to do with Python, and would be OT for this list.
> What you're doing instead is thread jacking, hijacking a thread to talk
> about a different topic. And in every list I've ever been on, thread
> jacking is considered to be very rude. And it's also confusing if the
> two topics are similar, which is exactly what happened here.
Once you start a thread and put it out in the ether, it takes on a
life of its own, and cannot be controlled by anyone. That is true more
on this list then any other of the 100's I've been on. And it's why I
love it here.
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