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- Subject: Re: Did they mean "." or ":"?
- From: Christopher Eykamp <chris@...>
- Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 23:00:41 -0800
I'm intrigued by your techniques... :-)
On 2/17/2010 7:12 AM, Phoenix Sol wrote:
On Feb 16, 2010, at 6:05 PM, Christopher Eykamp <email@example.com> wrote:
When the scripters should be writing:
they often write:
I think the real issue is that your scripters just aren't beaten enough.
Beat them like you mean business, and teach them to associate the
colon with 'self':
SELF! COLON! (( WHACK! ))
This could possibly be supplemented with some automated electroshock
feedback, by testing whether the first parameter to your function is
the desired userdata, and if not then calling the needed routine (with
an X10 interface for example) to deliver the necessary electric
current to the poor tester. If said tester is not the responsible
script author, he should be supplied with the script author's name and
a large rubber bludgeon to complete the feedback loop.
You should, of course, avoid hiring masochists (which may be
See the whitepaper for details.