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I need help with making my claculator


On Sat, May 20, 2017 at 9:49 AM, Steve D'Aprano
<steve+python at pearwood.info> wrote:
> On Sat, 20 May 2017 09:13 pm, bartc wrote:
>
>> On 20/05/2017 03:10, Chris Angelico wrote:
>>> Without any specific questions, you're not going to get anything more
>>> than a basic eyeballing of the code.
>>
>> Try running the program.
>>
>> (I did that but I can't follow this style of coding so can't help.)
>
> Chris is within his rights to refuse to run untrusted code downloaded over
> the internet.
>
> It's not even the security aspect: the code is fairly short, and doesn't
> appear to be obfuscated or do anything nasty.
>
> But its a matter of fairness: we're volunteers, not slaves or paid workers,
> and we get to choose on what problems we work on.
>
> We're not being paid to solve people's problems, we're doing it from a sense
> of community (and maybe to show off, a bit). We've only got so much time
> and energy for solving people's problems, and the more vague those problems
> are, the less likely we are to care enough to put the work in to solve it.
>
> Give us an interesting problem, and some of us will put *hours* of work into
> it. But give us something vague or boring or trivial, and What's In It For
> Us?
>
> The Original Poster garsink at gmail.com cares so little for our time that
> he or she didn't even *ask* a question. Or give a name we can call them
> (email addresses are so impersonal and unfriendly). Nothing but a pair of
> statements: I need help, here's my code.
>
> Well, we all need help, and thank you for sharing.
>
> Why should we bother to run your code if you can't even be bothered to say
> Please or Thank You or tell us what's wrong with it?
>
> "garsink", or whatever you would like us to call you, please help us to help
> you. Don't expect us to run your code until you've made it interesting for
> us. Please read this webpage before answering:
>
> http://sscce.org/
>
> It is written for Java programmers, but it applies to Python too.
>
> Thank you.
>
>
>
> --
> Steve
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I took a look at the url from the email address.  Its some private
school for apparently youngish kids.  So, a little perspective on the
rather vague query.

Poster, maybe try the python-tutor mailing list

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