Docstrings considered too complicated

Steven D'Aprano steve at
Sat Feb 27 05:22:39 CET 2010

On Sat, 27 Feb 2010 03:25:47 +0000, MRAB wrote:

>> Also, some assemblies perform the move in different directions
>> according to the arguments. So you might have:
>> mv AX,BX  ; move contents of BX into AX mv @CX,DX ; move contents of
>> @CX into DX
>> Horrible, yes, but apparently some assembly languages did something
>> like that.
> Ah, yes, "apparently". That's like saying "someone down the pub told
> me...". ;-)

Not down the pub, somebody on Usenet. Are you trying to suggest that 
people might propagate falsehoods on the Internet???


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