Thought of the day

Michael Torrie torriem at
Mon Jan 14 19:25:22 CET 2013

On 01/14/2013 11:09 AM, John Gordon wrote:
> 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.

Very true!  Guess I was too distracted by Python's warts to notice. Haha.

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