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geremy condra debatem1 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 11 23:14:26 CEST 2010


On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 12:11 PM, Jason Swails <jason.swails at gmail.com> wrote:
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> On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 3:05 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> On 10/11/10 11:44 AM, Jason Swails wrote:
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>>> On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 11:11 AM, Robert Kern <robert.kern at gmail.com
>>> <mailto:robert.kern at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>>
>>>    On 10/11/10 8:44 AM, Jason Swails wrote:
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>>>        On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 9:25 AM, Andreas Waldenburger
>>>        <usenot at geekmail.invalid>
>>>        wrote:
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>>>            On Mon, 11 Oct 2010 23:51:46 +1300 Lawrence D'Oliveiro
>>>        <ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand> wrote:
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>>>         > In message
>>> <mailman.1417.1286438621.29448.python-list at python.org
>>>        <mailto:mailman.1417.1286438621.29448.python-list at python.org>
>>>        <mailto: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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> Correction: <sarcasm> Since when have programmers argued semantics/syntax?
> </sarcasm>
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>> It's *all* we argue about. That, and tabs vs. spaces.
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> But tabs ARE spaces (specifically 3 of them), in a row ;)

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Geremy Condra



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