A critic of Guido's blog on Python's lambda
kentilton at gmail.com
Sat May 6 17:04:15 CEST 2006
Martin P. Hellwig wrote:
> Bill Atkins wrote:
>> How do you define scalability?
Damn! Google can do that?! Omigod!!! Not joking, I never knew that,a
lways used dictionary.com. Thx! I meant:
> The ability to add power and capability to an existing system without significant expense or overhead.
The number of definitions explains why most respondents should save
their breath. Natural language is naturally ambiguous. Meanwhile Usenet
is the perfect place to grab one meaning out of a dozen and argue over
the implications of that one meaning which of course is never the one
originally intended, as any reasonable, good faith reader would admit.
"Have you ever been in a relationship?"
Attorney for Mary Winkler, confessed killer of her
minister husband, when asked if the couple had
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