Clarity vs. code reuse/generality

Albert van der Horst albert at spenarnc.xs4all.nl
Thu Jul 16 15:15:59 CEST 2009


In article <mailman.2814.1247032175.8015.python-list at python.org>,
Dennis Lee Bieber  <wlfraed at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
>On 07 Jul 2009 05:05:12 GMT, Steven D'Aprano
><steve at REMOVE-THIS-cybersource.com.au> declaimed the following in
>gmane.comp.python.general:
>
>> Paraphrasing the Collins Dictionary of Mathematics:
>>
>> opposite sense. Sense is also used to distinguish clockwise and anti-
>> clockwise.
>>
>       Which, I believe, is the only usage I've encountered of it... In
>regards to quantum spin states in such things as Scientific American
>(though that magazine has either gone down hill in the last 30 years, or
>my expectations have gone up... Current issues read like the first years
>of Discover magazine)

I dropped my subscription when power was expressed in multiples
of US hair dryers. (I could calculate that back, and was appalled
by the energy wastage of US hair dryers. ;-) )

>--
>       Wulfraed        Dennis Lee Bieber               KD6MOG

Groetjes Albert

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