Names changed to protect the guilty

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Sun Oct 8 14:09:26 CEST 2006


In message <1160222386.410987.230630 at b28g2000cwb.googlegroups.com>, John
Machin wrote:

> 
> Steven D'Aprano wrote:
>> On Fri, 06 Oct 2006 18:29:34 -0700, John Machin wrote:
>>
>> >
>> > MonkeeSage wrote:
>> >> On Oct 6, 8:02 pm, "MonkeeSage" <MonkeeS... at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> > it is clearer to you to make the condition explicit ("blah not
>> >> > False"),
>> >>
>> >> "blah not False" -> "blah is False"
>> >
>> > Whichever way your team wants to interpret it, d00d.
>> >
>> > Please consider whether you should be writing "(blah is False) is
>> > True", that would be more explicit.
>>
>> Puh-lease! Get it right!
>>
>> It should be "((blah is False) is True) is True".
>>
> 
> Yes, but it stops after one more iteration. "What I tell you three
> times is true" -- the Bellman, "The Hunting of the Snark", by Lewis
> Carroll.

But that was only said once, wasn't it?



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