Users banned

Jon Ribbens jon+usenet at
Tue Jul 17 06:39:06 EDT 2018

On 2018-07-17, Steven D'Aprano <steve+comp.lang.python at> wrote:
> But neither of these are prohibited by the CoC, neither of these should 
> be banning offense, and even if they were, he should have had a formal 
> warning first.
> Preferably TWO formal warnings: the first privately, the second publicly, 
> and only on the third offence a ban.
> And I question the fairness of a six month ban, rather than (let's say) 
> an initial one month ban.
> As for banning Rick, when he isn't even posting at the moment, I don't 
> even have words for that. There's no statute of limitation for murder, 
> but surely "being obnoxious on the internet" ought to come with a fairly 
> short period of forgiveness.

Why is anyone responding as if the original "Users banned" message was
genuine, rather than the obvious troll it actually was?

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