in reply to Re: XY Problemin thread XY Problem
Yeah, that's not really the same as an XY problem, though.
What? Yes it is.
Plus, it's meant to be funny, and I think it is. It's just a play on a famous quote, one variant of which is
Some people, when confronted with a problem, think
"I know, I'll use regular expressions."
Now they have two problems.
That's not the same. XY is when you have one problem, but it isn't the one you think you have, or at least isn't the one you're admitting you have.
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