So apparently I've been banned from this list
jkn schreef op 1/10/2018 om 20:25:
> On Monday, October 1, 2018 at 6:57:30 PM UTC+1, Ethan Furman wrote:
>> On 09/30/2018 09:30 AM, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
>>> Notwithstanding Ethan's comment about having posted the suspension notice
>>> on the list, I see no sign that he actually did so.
>> My apologies to you and the list. I did indeed only send the notice to
>> the other moderators.
>> I have updated the filter that should be catching your posts, so
>> hopefully the suspension is now working properly. Since you did choose
>> to ignore the ban, the two-month period restarts now.
> As a reader of /occasional contributor to, this newsgroup (via GG, admittedly)
> since around the year 2000, I for one am mightily unimpressed with this.
> There's a lot of heavy-handedness going around.
> And then ... you make a mistake, and then restart the ban?? Sheesh, where has
> happened to the the grown-up behaviour that c.l.python has always had?
> That has been one of its hallmarks for the past nearly twenty years.
> I'm not going to go as far as to agree with anything RR says on the matter -
> but c'mon guys, lighten up.
Yeah I don't understand this neither.
I'm not very active here, but I've been lurking for years. In my eyes
Steven has always been active and helpful. Now he has *once* been a
*tiny bit* rude, and he's banned for that?
As far as I can see the moderators do a pretty good job overall, but
this decision is ... weird.
"Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a
friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger."
-- Franklin P. Jones