Numeric literal syntax

Christian Heimes lists at cheimes.de
Tue Sep 2 22:41:51 CEST 2008


Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> Peter Pearson wrote:
> 
>> (startled noises) It is a delight to find a reference to
>> that half-century-old essay (High Finance) by the wonderful
>> C. Northcote Parkinson, but how many readers will catch the
>> allusion?
> 
> anyone that's been involved in open source on the development side for 
> more than, say, ten minutes.

Indeed! Thus speaks the experienced developer -- effbot :)

On some mailing lists the bikeshed issue comes hand in hand with the 
Dunning-Kruger-effect. [1] *sigh*

Christian

[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunning-Kruger_effect




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