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Comment: Re:Ehhh What ? (Score 1) 157

by spongman (#49516193) Attached to: Mandelbrot Zooms Now Surpass the Scale of the Observable Universe

you're confusing conceptual and abstract. they're different.

concepts are the components of thought, and require a mind.

logic (math) is abstract and does not require a mind.

the question of whether or not logical absolutes can exist without a universe is probably not a useful one to consider.

Comment: Re:Tabs vs Spaces (Score 1) 428

by spongman (#49430411) Attached to: Stack Overflow 2015 Developer Survey Reveals Coder Stats

axiom: there are two kinds of spaces used in programming: 1) block indentation, and 2) alignment (for long lines, variable initialization lists, etc...), and type 1 always appears to the left of type 2 on any given line.

if you use the same character for both then you are unnecessarily contributing to the heat-death of the universe.

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