ramit.prasad at jpmorgan.com
Fri Sep 21 16:33:57 CEST 2012
Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> On 21/09/12 08:54, Prasad, Ramit wrote:
> > People on this list are not all receiving this via email.
> They're not? How else can you receive this? Unlike the main python-list,
> this isn't (as far as I know) mirrored on Usenet.
> I wonder under what circumstances people could read this email without
> seeing any attachments.
My mistake, I was under the impression it was mirrored on Usenet.
> > It is
> > recommended that you post 1. plain text (instead of Rich Text or HTML)
> > 2. Just include the code directly in the email if it is short (which this
> > is)
> >or post to a website like pastebin for large samples.
> Not agreed. Pastebins expire, or their websites disappear. In three
> months or three years, code pasted to a bin will probably no longer exist
> and nobody reading this thread via the web archives will have any clue
> what is being talked about.
> Also, some people will be reading this thread via email but be behind a
> firewall that limits their access to the web so that they cannot reach
> the pastebin.
Ironically, that describes me. So what is the preference for large
code samples? Just always include it? What about for the main list?
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