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From:
shmem
Date:
November 29, 2007 21:48
Subject:
Re: The "flaming X-wing" secret operator
Message ID:
Pine.LNX.4.64L.0711300645390.26576@elwood.think
From the keyboard of Yanick Champoux [29.11.07,20:01]:

> shmem wrote:
> > To brighten up your day - here's the winged moon, which isn't an
> > operator, but a constant:
> > 
> >     ~@~
> 
> Georg added:
> > Similar to the winged moon - an "operator" (token?) which scares
> > the hell out of the remainder of a list:
> > 
> >     ^@^

in fact, shmem and Georg are the same guy, though 'Georg' just slipped ;-)

> 	Me likes. Lots.  I propose, as alternative names for those two tokens,
> the "fat bat" (because it does look like a particularly rotund specimen of
> that species, and in honor of the large value it yields) and the"laughing
> joker" (as in, "just kidding, the rest of the line doesn't apply). :-)

Names OK. I'm glad you didn't come up with 'spacestation broken solar
panels' or such ;-D

> Joy,
> `/anick
> 

0--gg-

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