>>>>> "Bob" == 'Bob Nystrom' via Dart Misc <mi...@dartlang.org
Had to chuckle when I got to the "Spaceship operator" section, since *I*
am the one who named that originally for Perl.
In writing, you can just get away with saying "the <=> operator", but
when teaching, I got really tired of saying "the less-than, equal,
greater-than operator", so I noticed it reminded me of the spaceship in
an old HP BASIC "star trek" game, so I started using that, and it caught
on, even finding its way into an error message, and thus becoming
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