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Comment: Re:Can a brother get some Python round here? (Score 1) 177 177

affirmative_action.py
#!/usr/bin/python

def affirm(lang):
print "Go " + lang + "!"

affirm('Python')

./affirmative_action.py
>> IndentationError: expected an indented block

Alas, it appears that the Slashdot commenting editor is biased against Python code...

Comment: Re:Oh Noes! (Score 2) 153 153

I telnet to getfirefox.org, you insensitive clod!

Why telnet if you can use butterflies to communicate with the server.

Using butterflies would cause too many latency issues, whether you're using the butterflies for direct transmission or generating cosmic rays via the butterfly effect.

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