what's the difference between these two methods? (aka, why doesn't one of them work?)

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Fri Nov 3 04:28:40 CET 2006

John Salerno wrote:
> Fredrik Lundh wrote:
>>JohnJSal wrote:
>>>That's a perfectly valid comment, but in this case just not applicable.
>>>I spent a lot of time working through my original question before
>>>posting, but I just couldn't get it.
>>how do you fit "a lot of time" into 18 minutes?
> Hmmm, I had tried to cancel sending that post but I guess it didn't 
> work. As I was sending it, I said to myself, "well, maybe I didn't spend 
> enough time before asking."
> But I guess rather than "a lot of time", I'm thinking I tried "a lot of 
> things," or at least all I could think of.

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