Numeric literal syntax

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Wed Sep 3 16:14:03 CEST 2008


On 2008-09-02, Christian Heimes <lists at cheimes.de> wrote:
> 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

That paper is really very interesting -- it explains a lot of
what one sees in corporate life.

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