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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
Speaking as a mathematician, all models are equal, true.
But speaking as a scientist, that's not true!
Some models (Newtonian Mechanics) are good enough. Some models are a very good fit (Relativity). And some models are just plain irrelevant (toroidal geometry on a ball).
Pick the right model. The "more natural" one. Because the wrong one doesn't approximate to nature (reality).
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