At 05:10 PM 6/1/01 +0900, Guy N. Hurst wrote:

>Luigi Ballabio wrote:
> >
> > At 10:58 AM 6/1/01 +0900, you wrote:
> >
> > >"Hal E. Fulton" wrote:
> > > > ...
> > > > > |If we're not going to have both, I'd vote for: Change the 
> meaning of the
> > > > > ||...| notation, fix all the old code that it breaks, and move on.
> > > > >
> > > > > This is a price for a mistake I made.  I feel really sorry that YOU
> > > > > have to pay the price.
> > > >
> > > > Speaking only for myself... this guilt is surely misplaced.
> > > >
> > > > You gave us a great language. OK, it has a quirk or two.
> > >
> > >As for me, I accept the apology. I did spend considerable time
> > >trying to figure out this particular quirk. Time isn't free.
> >
> > To be fair, you might also consider putting into the sum the time you saved
> > not having to write your own language interpreter...
> >
> > Bye,
> >         Luigi
>
>
>* hurst looks around to see if Luigi is still here
>
>Yes, but if matz considers it worth apologizing for, then
>I consider it worthwhile to accept his apology.  And I added the point
>about time to show that such an apology is not 'surely misplaced'
>(although I know Hal meant to honor matz by saying that).

Still here and smiling...

Bye,
         Luigi