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- Subject: Re: Significant newlines
- From: Sean Conner <sean@...>
- Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2016 23:16:25 -0400
It was thus said that the Great Soni L. once stated:
> On 31/08/16 10:35 PM, Sean Conner wrote:
> >It was thus said that the Great Sean Conner once stated:
> >> attrib = 'title"
> >> title = 'This is the Title of this Object"
> > Before Soni replies that will will give an error before taking some
> >moments to think about it, let me change the example a tiny bit:
> > attrib = 'title"
> > title = "This is the Title of this Object'
> > add_attribute(attrib,title)
> > And yes, mismatched quotes bite me quite often in Lua code.
> > -spc (Sigh---a bug in the sample bug)
> Assuming a proper add_attribute that doesn't accept nils (it really
> shouldn't), you get a runtime error!
Quoting Lorenzo Donati, just in case you didn't see it:
> This nonetheless, I think you are a bit deaf on what people tell you
> (besides strict technical matters), so you end up looking like a
> sophist. Sophism can be good food for thought sometimes, but too much of
> it decreases the signal-to-noise ratio of this list in a way most people
> here would find fatiguing or even annoying.
> That's why (I suspect) you get such a bunch of "off-topic" answers to an
> interesting question like the one you started this thread with.