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Joel Goldstick joel.goldstick at gmail.com
Mon Jan 9 20:42:39 EST 2017


On Mon, Jan 9, 2017 at 8:33 PM, Michael Torrie <torriem at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 01/09/2017 06:02 PM, Deborah Swanson wrote:
>> Fair enough. I only suggested that they could have started their own
>> thread, but mainly just to point out that they would have been off-topic
>> if they did. I didn't demand that they do so, I just wanted them to
>> think about it.
>
> I don't see how it would be any more off-topic than your original query.
> Which is to say, talking about Python's use of the console (beit a Win32
> Console API window, a terminal emulator, or a PyCharm window) is on-topic.
>
>> I also prefer a loosely controlled list, and a freewheeling list is
>> ideal, but it only works well if people exercise basic politeness and
>> common sense.
>
> I agree.  Be aware that your own posts in this thread have bordered on
> inflammatory on occasion.  Certainly your remark about "any educated
> person would know that" could be taken in a very negative way.  I can't
> remember everything I read in this thread, but I'm hard-pressed to find
> examples where people were not polite to you, even though you pressed on
> with certain lines of comment, especially when it was pointed out that
> your question came from the wrong premise and idea of what the "console"
> is.  I don't believe that someone pointing out flaws in your
> understanding is inherently rude, though I think you took it as such.
>
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Well put Michael

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