OpenSource documentation problems

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Fri Sep 2 17:03:28 CEST 2005


A.M. Kuchling wrote:
> On Fri, 02 Sep 2005 06:19:16 GMT, 
> 	Dennis Lee Bieber <wlfraed at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
> 
>>	My attempts at simple came in closer to the life insurance than
>>Lincoln -- forget about Hemingway; the only way I could approach his
>>writing was to stick to: Hello World; Good day; See you later; Bye.
> 
> 
> A quote I like:
> 
>   I like long and unusual words, and anybody who does not share my tastes is
>   not compelled to read me. Policemen and politicians are under some
>   obligation to make themselves comprehensible to the intellectually
>   stunted, but not I. Let my prose be tenebrous and rebarbative; let my
>   pennyworth of thought be muffled in gorgeous habilements; lovers of Basic
>   English will look to me in vain. 
>     -- Robertson Davies, _Marchbanks' Garland_

Hmmm... So Robertson Davies programmed in Perl? ;-)

-Peter



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