robert.kern at gmail.com
Mon Oct 11 17:11:37 CEST 2010
On 10/11/10 8:44 AM, Jason Swails wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 9:25 AM, Andreas Waldenburger <usenot at geekmail.invalid>
> On Mon, 11 Oct 2010 23:51:46 +1300 Lawrence D'Oliveiro
> <ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand> wrote:
> > In message <mailman.1417.1286438621.29448.python-list at python.org
> <mailto:mailman.1417.1286438621.29448.python-list at python.org>>,
> > Emile van Sebille wrote:
> > > Oh come now -- isn't being lazy a primary programmer's attribute?
> > I wonder if that’s why more men are good at it than women...
> You may want to think about whether this really was your intended
> Sure it was -- men are lazy; programmers are primarily lazy; explains why
> programmers are predominantly men (for the time being, at least). Made perfect
> sense to me.
That's quite a different statement than "men are more good at it than women".
"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
-- Umberto Eco
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