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Eugene van der Pijll
February 2, 2005 16:01
Re: "Secret" operators
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Andrew Savige schreef:
> The table below is based on wild guesswork. If there are any oldbies
> listening, please chime in with corrections.

Not an oldbie, but...

> @{[]}  aka ???                        The Schwartz       early 1990s

The Larry, May 1 1994

> y///c aka Abigail's Length Horror     The Abigail        late 1990s

Although I agree about the name, the inventor seems to have been The
Hall, Jun 22 1996

> stuff value into $\ for printing      The van der Pijll  2001

I'm almost sure that I've seen a very early post by Larry, Randal, or
Tom Christiansen (most probably Larry), where this trick is used. I did
come up with it independently, though.


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