help!!!

Jason Swails jason.swails at gmail.com
Mon Oct 11 18:44:36 CEST 2010


On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 11:11 AM, Robert Kern <robert.kern at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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>
>> wrote:
>>
>>    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
>>    meaning.
>>
>>
>> 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".
>

Since when have programmers argued semantics/syntax?


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>
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> enigma
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> had
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