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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.

If it's worth doing, it's worth doing for money.