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This newsgroup (comp.lang.python) may soon be blocked by Google Groups


On Sun, 04 Feb 2018 06:49:57 +1100, Chris Angelico wrote:

> On Sun, Feb 4, 2018 at 6:34 AM, Mark Lawrence <breamoreboy at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> On 03/02/18 17:56, Peter J. Holzer wrote:
>>> You seem to confuse the mailing-list and the newsgroup. The
>>> mailing-list doesn't have a spam problem, and it is already (lightly)
>>> moderated.
>>>
>>> The newsgroup does have a spam problem (as well as a few other
>>> problems,
>>> like gmane mangling message-ids and breaking threads). Google groups
>>> is an interface to the newsgroup.
>>>
>>> There is a bi-directional gateway between them, but they aren't the
>>> same thing.
>>>
>>>          hp
>>>
>>>
>> No, they are one and the same thing, except that this is automatically
>> blocked by the numpty moderators, whereas some things that I state on
>> gg are passed, other things aren't.  It is quite clear that the
>> moderators are biased against people such as myself who are autistic
> 
> No, the moderators are biased against people who are constantly rude.
> Did you know that, autistic or not, you have the power to choose the
> tone of the words you type?
> 
> ChrisA

indeed my son is mildly autistic. I always explained to him that that 
diagnosis did not give him an excuse, it simply gave him an explanation 
of why things were harder for him.


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