On Apr 30, 2006, at 8:21 AM, Robert Klemme wrote:

> 2006/4/28, Austin Ziegler <halostatue / gmail.com>:
>> On 4/28/06, Jake McArthur <jake.mcarthur / gmail.com> wrote:
>> > FYI, the most often used convention is to use {} for single line
>> > blocks and do..end for multiline blocks.
>>
>> This is an oft-used convention, but it is probably wrong.
>
> I wonder how a convention can be wrong. This may sound like linguistic
> nitpicking, but the whole point of a convention seems to be that it's
> adhered to. It just "is" but can't be right or wrong IMHO. There might
> be more and less usable and easier and more complicate conventions -
> but right or wrong?

How about Sati

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sati_(practice)

Or stoning adulterers to death.

-- Elliot Temple
http://www.curi.us/blog/