Time<->Weather (Re: A suggestion for a possible Python module)

Greg Ewing (using news.cis.dfn.de) me at privacy.net
Tue Mar 11 05:16:30 CET 2003


Alex Martelli wrote:
> Italian is
> even farther from English in terminology (e.g., in common speech we
> do not distinguish between 'time' and 'weather', using the same
> word, 'tempo', for both

Oh, no! Do you realise the implications of this? Whenever
we hear about the PSU using their time machine for some
nefarious purpose, they may actually be talking about
a *weather* machine instead! This could be quite
disturbing...

-- 
Greg Ewing, Computer Science Dept,
University of Canterbury,	
Christchurch, New Zealand
http://www.cosc.canterbury.ac.nz/~greg





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