input record sepArator (equivalent of "$|" of perl)

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Tue Jan 4 14:38:53 CET 2005


Dennis Lee Bieber wrote:

> On Mon, 03 Jan 2005 19:14:54 -0500, Steve Holden <steve at holdenweb.com>
> declaimed the following in comp.lang.python:
> 
> 
>>Plus the builders quite routinely ask suppliers for things like "a meter 
>>of two (inches) by four (inches)". They don;t care that they're getting 
>>the closest metric equivalent, to them a 2 x 4 is still a 2 x 4.
>>
> 
> 	And what do they get? A normal finished 2x4 runs about 1.5x3.5
> inches...
> 
> 	A 1x4 is 0.75x3.5
> 
Who knows, but htey don;t complain about it. In the UK also the sizes 
refer to the rough cut, before finish planing.

regards
  Steve
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