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Re: Unfair to Niven

by hardburn (Abbot)
on Sep 03, 2003 at 15:27 UTC ( #288656=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Unfair to Niven
in thread The sort of fiction you're most likely to find me reading:


Flatland was written in the 19th century by Edwin A. Abbott. It's a mathmatical textbook hidden inside a cute story.

I don't know where Niven comes into this.

I wanted to explore how Perl's closures can be manipulated, and ended up creating an object system by accident.
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Re: Re: Unfair to Niven
by Elian (Parson) on Sep 03, 2003 at 15:28 UTC
    Larry Niven wrote a story called Flatland, part of his Known Space arc. I presume the OP hasn't ever heard of the more famous Flatland...
      /me blushes.

      That rings a bell, actually.

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