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Where has the practice of sending screen shots as source code come from?

On 01/29/2018 03:48 PM, alister via Python-list wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Jan 2018 15:20:06 +0100, Jugurtha Hadjar wrote:
>> On 01/28/2018 04:43 PM, Skip Montanaro wrote:
>>> I've never been a Windows user, but at my current job, Windows is core
>>> to just about everything, so I am forced to use it for a lot of stuff
>>> (Outlook, SQL Server, Excel, etc).
>> I was hired at a startup which made a good impression on me and I was
>> eager to start working. I checked in for my first day, signed the
>> paperwork, then the CTO showed me around and told me "Here's your
>> laptop, you can install Windows and I'll check in with you later". Life
>> started draining out of my body and my mind was racing in all directions
>> before he even finished his sentence. I felt tricked: I was hired based
>> on a test and the file I've received was a *.tar.gz* and it made me
>> happy because I assumed they were a NIX shop..
>> I was considering how I should go about quitting gracefully. I have
>> stopped using Windows in 2008 for psychological reasons for it made me
>> really anxious, irritable, angry, and tense to the point of abusing
>> hardware with low kicks and punches which was not very healthy or sane.
>> It was only when I switched OS that this behavior stopped. There was no
>> way I would be going back to my bully.
>> The CTO then said "Sorry.. I meant Ubuntu." and seeing my pale face, he
>> said in a reassuring tone "Don't be afraid, there are no Windows
>> machines here." which brought me back to life.
>> I hope to be as brave as you some day.
> Any Vacancies
> whatever they do I am sure I can learn :-)

We're hiring all the good (technical and human side) people we can 
find/afford. It's a small startup that helps its clients improve 
business using machine learning. We're in Algiers, Algeria and Paris, 

~ Jugurtha Hadjar,