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Comment: Re:How is this news for nerds? (Score 2) 1080 1080

Because a) polygamous marriages are usually an excuse for some guy to build a harem, or there is often some kind of brainwashing or mistreatment going on; and b) there would be a huge legal mess about ownership of property and rights over children and so forth.

But if someone wants to start trying to push it through the courts they can go ahead.

Comment: Re: Prime Scalia - "Words no longer having meaning (Score 1) 591 591

No, actually, it's you who seems confused. The basis of this ruling is is hardly something new. Scalia, in another case, made the exact argument that you need to consider the context of the actual text. Of course, now that that argument doesn't give him the outcome he wants, he completely flip-flopped for this case, but that's Scalia for you.

Comment: Re:Masters know their limitations. (Score 1) 342 342

OK? The point is that it's not standard. Macro names must follow the same rules as variable names, ie, letters, numbers, and underscores only; and can only start with underscore or letter.

I'm not sure why you're want a macro named '@' anyway. C++ already has punctuation strewn everywhere. The last thing we need is more funny characters. :-b

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