newb question about @property
On Wed, 4 Oct 2017 11:46 pm, Rhodri James wrote:
> On 04/10/17 12:07, bartc wrote:
>> I've seen that example brought up before. It still doesn't cut any ice.
>> You might as well be condescending of someone who finds Joyce or Proust
>> unreadable, and prefers McBain, Simenon or Chandler. (Sorry, can't think
>> of any modern pulp novelists).
> I don't think your comparison is appropriate. Joyce and Proust strike
> me as the literary equivalent of Perl or APL; very clever but nearly
> unreadable even for experts. No, think rather of Terry Pratchett.
+1 for mentioning Sir PTerry!
And an extra bonus for it actually being relevant :-)
?Cheer up,? they said, ?things could be worse.? So I cheered up, and sure
enough, things got worse.