[OT] (was: does lack of type declarations make Python unsafe?)
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Tue Jun 17 06:10:19 CEST 2003
Peter Hansen <peter at engcorp.com> schreef:
> Let's see: use cases for early automobiles: they didn't get tired,
> you didn't have to smell their dirty asses as you trotted along,
> they could go marginally faster (even at the early stage), on
> average if not in "burst mode", probably cheaper at that point too.
IIRC the first cars had a maximum speed of about 3.5 km/h and could drive
about 5 km far. Preparing the car for that took about an hour, and
afterwards you had to repair it for another 2 hours. Even a pedestrian
could go faster, further, cheaper, and carry more weight with him... ;-)
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