[Tutor] How to exit this loop in the interpreter
alkopop79 at gmail.com
Thu May 3 19:07:32 CEST 2012
Thanks Andre, apologies for hijacking the thread!
On 3 May 2012 18:05, Andre' Walker-Loud <walksloud at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Greg,
> > I'm new to python, is schooling a python-developer thing? Whether I ask
> for help at forums, IRC or here, someone schools me. Should I stick with
> No, the python mailing list is for the most part, very friendly and
> helpful (in my experience).
> Mark's message that you not hijack the thread is so that other people in
> the future, when trying to find similar problems to yours (or this thread)
> do not get confused by disjoined topics in the same thread. So instead of
> replying all to a random email from the group, start a new thread by
> posting an original email to the list. And if you don't get a reply
> immediately, be patient. Many of the people who may know the answer to
> your questions may live in a time-zone 12 hours different from yours.
> My interpretation of Mark's message was a jest-full way of reminding you
> (letting you know) appropriate behavior for the list. Further information
> on list behavior/rules can be found starting with the link sent at the
> bottom of every mail from the list
> Certainly a way to discourage people from replying to your questions are
> - steal a thread
> - when asked not to hijack a thread, continue to do so anyways
> - "spam" the list with the same question multiple times in a short
> period of time
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