[Tutor] Recognising Errors

Saba Usmani sabausmani at outlook.com
Mon Apr 21 20:46:43 CEST 2014

Thanks for the advice and tips. I wasn't taking anything as an insult; I just have a problem with one of the staffs attitude responses. He needs sleep. 

Alan Gauld has been very helpful- a special thanks to you.

Kind regards

On 21 Apr 2014, at 18:40, "Danny Yoo" <dyoo at hashcollision.org> wrote:

>> If for some reason you can't read this code properly as outlook has
>> formatted it to look messy/cluttered; you do not have to respond.
> You are missing the point of people point this out.  Look at what the
> email archive thinks of your previous messages:
>   https://mail.python.org/pipermail/tutor/2014-April/100904.html
>   https://mail.python.org/pipermail/tutor/2014-April/100940.html
>   https://mail.python.org/pipermail/tutor/2014-April/100985.html
>   https://mail.python.org/pipermail/tutor/2014-April/100997.html
> When folks are saying that we can't read your programs, we're not
> trying to insult you.  Rather, we're making a very technical
> observation: your email client is interfering with the indentation of
> your program.  In Python, indentation and formatting _changes_ the
> meaning of your program, so we really can not tell what your program
> _means_.  Under those conditions, we can't help very effectively.
> If you really can not fix your email client, then post your programs
> on a "pastebin" which should preserve formatting and meaning.  For
> example, http://gist.github.com.  But please do not treat the advice
> you're been getting as personal insults.  They are not intended to be
> such.

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