[Tutor] how do I input " as part of a string?

elis aeris hunter92383 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 14 08:15:53 CEST 2007


On 7/14/07, Luke Paireepinart <rabidpoobear at gmail.com> wrote:
> elis aeris wrote:
> > I actually meant to type send, because the text file is then going to
> > read by auto it 3, which
> > has the function send
> > <http://www.autoitscript.com/autoit3/docs/functions/Send.htm>
> > I use that functions this way because I have this
> > <
> http://rentacoder.com/RentACoder/misc/BidRequests/ShowBidRequest.asp?lngBidRequestId=719268
> >
> > for sale , for that, unless someone wants to make 100USd, I have to
> > write a application interface between the two, which is what I am doing.
> So instead of taking the time to learn Python, which would've made this
> an easy project, you are just going to keep trying stuff until something
> works?
> And you're getting us to help you to brute-force this problem, when the
> actual purpose of this list is to help people learn python?
> I don't see any reason why I should continue to reply to you, or why
> anyone else should, for that matter.
> It's frustrating that this deluge of messages from you, that you could
> honestly solve yourself in a few minutes if you had any desire
> whatsoever to learn, is getting in the way of people who are actually
> trying to learn.  Not only by way of taking up the exceptional tutors'
> (Alan, Kent, etc) time reading and rereading the same problem you have
> over and over, that is slightly different, but also that I (and likely
> others) get pretty peeved when you aren't picking up on the obvious
> hints that everyone's dropping that you should stop working on this
> project until you learn the fundamentals of programming in Python.
> I feel my time has been wasted, because every e-mail I send to you that
> has constructive advice, you just ignore.
> Answers, answers, solutions, solutions!
> That's not what we do here!
> We give you hints and guidance so you can solve the problems yourself,
> so that you can _understand_ them, and so that you will know how to
> solve the next problem that arises that is similar.  Yet all I've seen
> from you is slightly different problems cropping up over and over, and
> obvious fundamental lack of understanding not only of the method in
> which to implement a solution to a problem, but also in formulating a
> solution in the first place.
> The previous e-mail of this nature I wrote was significantly less
> coarse, but more detailed in the manner in which you could proceed, so
> that you would learn properly, and it went ignored.  Do I have your
> attention?
> (Apologies to Alan et. al. for my tactlessness.)
> -Luke
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