[OT] On the TimBot

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Tue Jul 22 15:56:07 CEST 2003

oren at REMOVETHIS1.hishome.net (Oren Tirosh) writes:

> Christos "TZOTZIOY" Georgiou <tzot at sil-tec.gr> wrote in message news:<62slgvsljos7v5snie6toc4qucv5nt1n15 at 4ax.com>...
> ...
> > 3. To "Tron" fans: yes, you could assign the name TimBit to it, but it's
> > a broken Bit; what's the use of a Bit that's always true?
> Henry Spencer is well known around the sci.space.* newsgroups for
> being very rarely wrong. About as rarely as the TimBot. People that
> manage to correct Henry get the coveted "I Corrected Henry" virtual
> T-shirt.
> May I propose the "I Corrected Timbot" award?

But Tim is never wrong: it's just that reality fucks up now and again.


  > Why are we talking about bricks and concrete in a lisp newsgroup?
  After long experiment it was found preferable to talking about why
  Lisp is slower than C++...
                        -- Duane Rettig & Tim Bradshaw, comp.lang.lisp

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