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Python 1.5.2 [GCC 2.95.2 19991024 (release)] on openbsd2
Copyright 1991-1995 Stichting Mathematisch Centrum, Amsterdam
>>>print "lex and yacc were invented for a reason."
lex and yacc were invented for a reason.
It isn't true unless it makes you laugh, but you don't
really understand it till it makes you cry.
On Wed, 24 May 2000, Alex Buell wrote:
> On Wed, 24 May 2000, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> > Even if this weren't true, we'd be trading dependencies and not adding
> > one. The Perl stuff in the scripts directory will go away shortly
> > (that is, assuming that Linus approves the CML1->CML2 change). This
> > would be a net gain in kernel autonomy, as Perl *can't* be compiled
> > away.
> I'm not entirely convinced that it is desirable to have to install yet
> another scripting language just to run CML2.
> Why not write a C program to interpret CML2? - I assume that if you have
> the kernel sources, you already have a C compiler around. That at least,
> is the minimum one should aim for.
> The quality of your life will be determined by
> the quality of the people in your life.
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