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Re^2: A Procrustean Statement

by YuckFoo (Abbot)
on Jun 16, 2006 at 17:21 UTC ( #555840=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: A Procrustean Statement
in thread A Procrustean Statement

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[ambrus]: Corion: Maybe I'm not explaining the situation clearly enough, maybe I'm just wrong and he's right and we can compute that data,
[ambrus]: but hopefully he just wants to think it through himself his way and understand why it's impossible rather than blindly accept my argument.
choroba quickly peeps in from a café
[1nickt]: Good morning Monks of the world!
[Corion]: ambrus: Yeah, hopefully it's that
[1nickt]: I am stumped, maybe someone brainy can clear my mind?
[1nickt]: This code does what I expect on the CLI: perl -wE 'sub x { 0 and 1 } say x()'
[1nickt]: (prints "0")
[Corion]: Hi 1nickt!

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