[Python-Dev] list.extend

David Abrahams David Abrahams" <david.abrahams@rcn.com
Fri, 28 Jun 2002 12:34:33 -0400

From: "Barry A. Warsaw" <barry@zope.com>

> >>>>> "TP" == Tim Peters <tim.one@comcast.net> writes:
>     TP> You're misreading "no" as "now" instead of "not".  This patch
>     TP> removed 'access' from python-font-lock-keywords, and that's
>     TP> exactly what "is no a keyword" meant to me considering it was
>     TP> BarrySpeak <wink>.
> How weird, I never wrote any of that!
> I /have/ been playing with NaturallySpeaking for Linux (tm) and all I
> did was burp.  Why did it take that sound to mean: cause my XEmacs to
> respond to the message, do the cvs log, cut-n-paste, send the message,
> without even my knowledge?  Okay, it was a rather, um, soupy burp, but
> nonetheless...

Part of the deal with my natural language system at Dragon was that they
wanted me to work on Dutch translation, but I don't know Dutch so I used
Python and figured that would be enough. It turns out that Dutch sounds a
lot like burping to my ear. I think you can see where this is headed...