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by Cuchulainn
Today, 9:54 am
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Python tricks
Replies: 198
Views: 18866

Re: Python tricks

There should be one-- and preferably only one --obvious way to do it.

Wrong. Even if there be one unique solution, tell us how how to find it!

There are several solutions, one of which is optimal in a Pareto sense in the eyes of various stakeholders. Remove the blinkers.
by Cuchulainn
Today, 9:46 am
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Python tricks
Replies: 198
Views: 18866

Re: Python tricks

The Zen of Python provides aphorisms to be a good Python burger and citizen of the world:: https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0020/ Some rants: 1. C++ would never tell you this: C++ are adults 2. The list is context-sensitive; does one size fit all? 3. The most important one is missing: maintainabi...
by Cuchulainn
Today, 7:34 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days
Replies: 153
Views: 3526

Re: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days

He's such a waffler! You get the politicians you deserve!
by Cuchulainn
Today, 7:33 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Brexit - the last 50 days
Replies: 360
Views: 9057

Re: Brexit - the last 50 days

Good idea. Keep all yer snide comments for Trump.
by Cuchulainn
Yesterday, 10:55 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days
Replies: 153
Views: 3526

Re: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days

JC Juncker was the son of a steel worker. You would never see one of Arthur Scargill's sons becoming PM, unless of course he went to Eton.
by Cuchulainn
Yesterday, 8:40 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days
Replies: 153
Views: 3526

Re: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days

Like an ODE with different time scales, except the transientw pop up in the morning, then die off at lunch-time, only be replaced by tea-time transients.
by Cuchulainn
Yesterday, 8:24 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days
Replies: 153
Views: 3526

Re: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days

If they don't like it, then move and stop whingin' Paul, metal has moved on since Iron Maiden. And the last hope was Marc Bolan.  You are obsessed with the EU.. Where did it all go wrong for you? Maybe Boris (Hulk or Invisible Man?) can tell us how he got on today?  This is great fun, like Basil Faw...
by Cuchulainn
Yesterday, 7:57 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days
Replies: 153
Views: 3526

Re: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days

It's what you make of it yourself. First world problem. Feels like 'amuse me jester' like guests at a Dutch birthday party waiting for something to happen. We moved to the countryside when Junior was 6. He loves it because he also made his own projects from anything and everything. Not a spoiled bra...
by Cuchulainn
Yesterday, 7:32 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Brexit - the last 50 days
Replies: 360
Views: 9057

Re: Brexit - the last 50 days

Now for some humour

Revived Stormont Assembly could help resolve Brexit impasse - NI Secretary

https://www.rte.ie/news/2019/0916/1076126-julian-smith-meeting-dublin/

Brilliant
by Cuchulainn
Yesterday, 7:26 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days
Replies: 153
Views: 3526

Re: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days

I'm thinking of trying Le Bouquet Garni next week. From Tripadvisor it's not too expensive, but the waiters are somewhat stilted.
by Cuchulainn
Yesterday, 3:35 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days
Replies: 153
Views: 3526

Re: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days

Meanwhile back at the ranch.

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by Cuchulainn
Yesterday, 3:25 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: New Zealand
Replies: 20
Views: 106266

Re: New Zealand

Sorry, mutley, but what can one say of a few snow-covered mountains, and a deserted stretch of stagnant water? I'll try harder next time! Solved yet? https://assets.atlasobscura.com/media/W1siZiIsInVwbG9hZHMvcGxhY2VfaW1hZ2VzLzMwMjhhNjk4OTRjN2U5YmY5Nl83MDg3NjUxMjgxXzBjYmVmYTVmZmNfay5qcGciXSxbInAiLCJ...
by Cuchulainn
Yesterday, 11:17 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days
Replies: 153
Views: 3526

Re: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days

Boris is having lunch at Le Bouquet Garni restaurant today .. nou OK.
Buon appetito
by Cuchulainn
Yesterday, 10:50 am
Forum: Forum and Website Bugs and Suggestions
Topic: Should the Lib Dems be tippexed or rehabitated?
Replies: 4
Views: 180

Re: Should the Lib Dems be tippexed or rehabitated?

If it wasn't for the Lib Dems, nobody would have known the "SBS" existed!!
Slck Building Syndrome?
GZIP: On