On 07.05.2007 09:35, Peter Seebach wrote:
> In message <5a82onF28vc6vU4 / mid.individual.net>, Robert Klemme writes:
>> On 07.05.2007 09:23, Peter Seebach wrote:
>>> (And I say this as someone who virtually NEVER writes 'if (ptr == NULL)' in C,
>>> because I think it's gratuitously verbose.  'if (ptr)' seems clearer to me.)
> 
>> Just keep in mind that the behavior of the program will be dramatically 
>> different if you replace "if (ptr == NULL)" with "if (ptr)". :-))
> 
> Pshaw!  I reject your naive dichotomy between true and false.  I'm trying
> to undermine the patriarchal social contract that subjects code to
> "execution", by rejecting the Hegelian dichotomy. 

Next you'll claim that black is white and Ruby is faster than.

> BTW, I think anyone
> who hasn't yet read Jacques Derrida's "C by Deconstruction" should, as
> soon as someone gets around to writing it.

Certainly *not* Derrida as he has been - um - deconstructed already. :-)

	robert *still chuckling*