program to generate data helpful in finding duplicate large files

Cameron Simpson cs at zip.com.au
Sat Sep 20 02:30:33 CEST 2014


On 20Sep2014 02:22, Steven D'Aprano <steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info> wrote:
>[...] I used to work with programmers whose spelling is awful. [...]
>nevertheless their commit messages and documentation was full of things
>like "make teh function reqire a posative index". [...]
>I heard one of them mention that even though he sees the words are
>misspelled, he deliberately doesn't bother fixing them because its not
>important. I guess he just liked the look of his text having highlighted
>words scattered throughout the editor.

I guess he just liked the idea of having terrible search results:-(

Cheers,
Cameron Simpson <cs at zip.com.au>

There is one evil which...should never be passed over in silence but be
continually publicly attacked, and that is corruption of the language...
         - W.H. Auden



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