[Haskell-cafe] [Haskell-beginners] Most C++ compilers will not optimize x^2.0 as x*x but instead will do an expensive ...

Tom Murphy amindfv at gmail.com
Thu May 24 05:24:04 CEST 2012

Just to play devil's advocate, if you look back at the list, KC has
written a lot of helpful and informative messages in the past.


On 5/23/12, Bardur Arantsson <spam at scientician.net> wrote:
> On 05/24/2012 04:31 AM, Brandon Allbery wrote:
>> On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 10:19 PM, Bardur Arantsson
>> <spam at scientician.net>wrote:
>>> This has come up before -- this KC person probably has a broken mail
>>> client which doesn't set appropriate References headers.
>> That, however, ignores the rest of it; the lack of references in this
>> case
>> forms a pattern with the other things I noted, in that a conversation is
>> apparently being held in the form of single observations emitted at the
>> point of observation instead of being collected and presented *as* a
>> conversation.
> Right. I was actually just about to respond to (only) KC in person, but
> perhaps unwisely, decided to "hijack" your response to add a little
> explanation for everyone.
> You are of course right that not quoting context and just randomly
> spewing out small bits of text is not really suitable for a mailing list.
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