Help a C++ coder see the light

Lulu of the Lotus-Eaters mertz at
Fri Jan 31 09:27:27 CET 2003

|> Probably-this-very-post-has-bugs-ly yours, Lulu...

|Ah - the old "indirect boasting technique". Very nicely applied,
|but I spotted it!

Not quite, I think.  The boasting-by-satirical-self-deprecation
technique isn't QUITE the same thing as the boasting-through-indirection
technique.  They are certainly in the same family, but take a look at
the book _Braggadocio Patterns_ for a discussion of the difference in

Self-exemplification-is-an-aspect-not-a-pattern-ly yours, Lulu...

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