Thought of the day

John Gordon gordon at
Mon Jan 14 19:09:36 CET 2013

In <mailman.508.1358185089.2939.python-list at> Michael Torrie <torriem at> writes:

> On 01/13/2013 09:16 PM, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> > A programmer had a problem, and thought Now he has "I know, I'll solve 
> > two it with threads!" problems.

> The same applies to regular expressions, which is actually what the
> expression was first used with years ago.  Probably applies to just
> about any technology.  Including Java.

Steven cleverly worded it in such a way as to apply directly to threads.
The sentences are jumbled and interleaved, as if they were the output of
two threads that are not synchronized.

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