20050115, for statement

BrainDead breamoreboy at aol.com
Sat Jan 15 18:47:46 CET 2005


Steve Holden wrote:
> Michael Hoffman wrote:
>
> > Xah Lee wrote:
> >
> >> © a = range(1,51)
> >> © for x in a:
> >> ©      if x % 2 == 0:
> >> ©     print x, 'even'
> >
> >
> > Now he's mixing tabs and spaces. Hideous.
> >
> > Are you doing things wrong on purpose?
>
> Actually Xah is to be commended, since he's united the Perl and
Python
> camps. Both agree he's a nuisance who is ill-informed about Perl
*and*
> Python ;-)
>
> I can only presume it's egocentricity that keeps him cross-posting
this
> nonsense to c.l.py and c.l.pe.misc despite the many deficiencies that

> have been remarked upon in both newsgroups.
>
> fraternal-greetings-to-the-perl-wordl-ly y'rs  - steve
> --
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I humbly suggest that Xah Lee Foxtrot Oscar, failing that would he/she
stand up as the voice is rather muffled.  Hardly original I know, but
this crap is getting up my nose.

I would much rather read the Timbot discussing things which mention the
best operating system in the world, i.e. VMS, which for the uninitiated
stands for Very Much Safer.

Mark Lawrence.




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