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Matthew Walton
October 26, 2004 02:18
Re: Perl 6 Summary for 2004-10-01 through 2004-10-17
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Larry Wall wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 19, 2004 at 09:35:27PM +0100, Matthew Walton wrote:
> : Austin Hastings wrote:
> : >Does this mean that we're done?   :)
> : 
> : No, it means Larry's about to stun us with something seemingly bizarre 
> : and inexplicable which turns out to be a stroke of genius.
> The only bizarre and inexplicable thing that has occurred to me in the
> last week is that I fell into a canal in Venice.  It was definitely
> somewhat stunning, but I have yet to figure out how to view it as
> a stroke of genius.  I suppose if I were Archimedes I'd have climbed
> back out and shouted "Eureka", but as far as I know Archimedes never
> made it to Italy, so it didn't occur to me...

That's not what I was thinking of.

Also, climbing back out and shouting 'Eureka' would only really be 
appropriate if you actually had experienced a moment of revelation about 
something. I suspect you were too busy with the not drowning part for that.

Youch, anyway.

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