python-dev summary 2001-02-15 - 2001-03-01
mwh21 at cam.ac.uk
Sat Mar 3 00:51:36 CET 2001
"Tim Peters" <tim.one at home.com> writes:
> [Michael Hudson]
> > ...
> > The iteraators discussion seems to have disappeared. At least, your
> > author can't find it!
> Greg Wilson set up an egroups (now Yahoo) discussion group for it, where
> debate has continued:
> Marc-Andre Lemburg set up another (or agitated toward this end) mailing list
> for it on SourceForge, for reasons that escape me at the moment. I never got
> around to subscribing to that too; the link on SF:
> appears broken, and the archive link:
> leads to a page that doesn't make sense.
Ah, I'm subscribed to the sf one, which seems to be silent. I shall
have to check out the Yahho!(bletch)groups one.
It's actually a corruption of "starling". They used to be carried.
Since they weighed a full pound (hence the name), they had to be
carried by two starlings in tandem, with a line between them.
-- Alan J Rosenthal explains "Pounds Sterling" on asr
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