Python question

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Sat Mar 25 16:10:35 EDT 2017

On 3/25/2017 6:50 AM, Steve D'Aprano wrote:
> On Sat, 25 Mar 2017 10:09 am, Cameron Simpson wrote:
>> On 24Mar2017 18:08, Abdul Abdul <abdul.sw84 at> wrote:
>>> I hope you are doing fine. I have added a question on StackOverflow and
>>> thought you might have an idea on it. This is the question
>>> <>
>> Hi Adbul,
>> Please just post the question here, with a nice descriptive Subject: line.
>> It is quite possible for people to be reading this list when they do not
>> have web access (eg offline on a train, as I sometimes do) and it is
>> anyway annoying to have to open a web browser to see what you are asking
>> about, and doubly annoying to copy from that question into the list for
>> replies.
> I solve that problem by hitting Delete on the original post, ESPECIALLY if
> they BCC or CC me without a good excuse. As I was in this case: the OP
> BCCed me in his post. I'm not *that* special, so my guess is that he did a
> mass BCC of many regulars here, which makes this spam.

I got the BCC also and was puzzled why.

Terry Jan Reedy

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