Thought of the day

DJC djc at news.invalid
Tue Jan 15 23:54:58 CET 2013

On 15/01/13 16:48, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> Steven D'Aprano <steve+comp.lang.python <at>> writes:
>> A programmer had a problem, and thought Now he has "I know, I'll solve
>> two it with threads!" problems.
> Host: Last week the Royal Festival Hall saw the first performance of a new
> logfile by one of the world's leading modern programmers, Steven
> "Two threads" D'Aprano. Mr D'Aprano.
> D'Aprano: Hello.
> Host: May I just sidetrack for one moment. This -- what shall I call it --
> nickname of yours...
> D'Aprano: Ah yes.
> Host: "Two threads". How did you come by it?
> Host: I see, I see. And you're thinking of spawning this second thread to
> write in!
> D'Aprano: No, no. Look. This thread business -- it doesn't really matter.
> The threads aren't important. A few friends call me Two Threads and that's
> all there is to it. I wish you'd ask me about the logfile. Everybody talks
> about the threads. They've got it out of proportion -- I'm a programmer.
> I'm going to get rid of the thread. I'm fed up with it!
> Host: Then you'll be Steven "No Threads" D'Aprano, eh?

+ Applause

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