>>> >> In 1943, Joseph Goebbels held an infamous speech in the so-called
>>> > Godwin. You lose.
>>> To quote myself: Everything can be proven with a suitable set of out
>>> of context quotes.
>> ...which is why you should have picked a different analogy, or, better,
>> considered whether that sort of offensive hyperbole is appropriate in a
>> technical newsgroup.
> This was neither an analogy nor an 'offensive hyperbole':
Rainer, consider this. You introduced a Nazi reference into a
discussion of how $#array and scalar(@array) work. Regardless of
whether it was an apt analogy or not, and regardless of the true
meaning of Godwin's Law and whether it applies in this case, did
you really expect it to advance the discussion?
-- Keith Thompson (The_Other_Keith) ks...@mib.org <http://www.ghoti.net/~kst>
Will write code for food.
"We must do something. This is something. Therefore, we must do this."
-- Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn, "Yes Minister"