python vs perl lines of code

Edward Elliott nobody at 127.0.0.1
Fri May 19 01:35:01 CEST 2006


Ben Finney wrote:

> Until we get the code to examine independently, all we have is an
> anecdote. Thus the comparison to UFO sightings.

Except UFO sightings comprise a large body of data containing a vast number
of known false reports and others that appear to be in the same vein with
no verified positives despite many concerted efforts to produce such
evidence.

Here we have a single data point with no positive or negative
corroborations.  It's like a guy saying he saw a cloud that looks like a
python.  The cloud's gone now, but other people can watch other clouds and
report what they see.

-- 
Edward Elliott
UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall)
complangpython at eddeye dot net



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