Wheel-reinvention with Python

Torsten Bronger bronger at physik.rwth-aachen.de
Thu Aug 4 09:53:17 CEST 2005


Dennis Lee Bieber <wlfraed at ix.netcom.com> writes:

> On Thu, 04 Aug 2005 00:53:28 -0400, Mike Meyer <mwm at mired.org> declaimed
> the following in comp.lang.python:
>> No, it's not a discussion about estimates. The average household
>> in a G8 country has more computers that don't run Windows - and
>> in fact don't have GUIs at all - than otherwise. This is a fact
>> of life.
> 	Maybe one needs to have an itemization to understand? <G>
> 	Digital clocks, Digital watches, cellphones, digital
> radio/TV tuners, DVD and CD players, Microwave ovens, VCRs,
> printers, the more modern monitors with on-screen menus... (my
> dozen or so amateur, MURS, GMRS, FRS radios), cordless telephones,
> my heater thermostat, answering machine, pedometer...

I did understand, however, my MP3 player makes one whole "computer"
in Mike's statistics but it contains at most 5000 lines of own code.


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