Python and Ruby

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Mon Feb 1 13:55:28 CET 2010


Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> On Sun, 31 Jan 2010 22:43:56 -0800, alex23 wrote:
> 
>> Steven D'Aprano <ste... at REMOVE.THIS.cybersource.com.au> wrote:
>>> You're using that term wrong. It looks to me that you don't actually
>>> know what a straw man argument is. A straw man argument is when
>>> somebody responds to a deliberately weakened or invalid argument as if
>>> it had been made by their opponent.
>> Jeez, Steve, you're beginning to sound like some kind of fallacy
>> zealot... ;)
> 
> Death to all those who confuse agumentum ad populum with argumentum ad 
> verecundiam!!!
> 
> 
Yeah, what did the zealots ever do for us?

regards
 Steve
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