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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
e.g. "To open a sample file contains chart with large data source can lead to AOO crash"
If you run AOO, error will be!
Although better than the slacker approach:
"Some field is not shown"
Weir: Merging Lotus Symphony: Allegro moderato
Posted Jan 22, 2013 19:09 UTC (Tue) by Camarade_Tux (guest, #51944)
Posted Jan 22, 2013 23:52 UTC (Tue) by HelloWorld (guest, #56129)
Posted Jan 22, 2013 19:26 UTC (Tue) by ewen (subscriber, #4772)
"To open a sample file contains chart with large data source can lead to AOO crash"
is choice of verb tense, and dropping of prepositions, viz:
"_Opening_ a sample file _containing_a_ chart with _a_ large data source can lead to AOO crash"
"_Opening_ a sample file _which_ contains _a_ chart with _a_ large data source can lead to AOO crash"
Which is a not uncommon thing for someone less experienced in the language in which they are writing (and dropping prepositions is common in short error summaries anyway). Perhaps the original error description came from someone for whom English was a second (or third or fourth...) language.
It doesn't seem like "Yoda" speak to me (which was a restructuring of the parts of the sentence -- object, subject, verb -- into a non-English order).
Posted Jan 22, 2013 20:21 UTC (Tue) by dfsmith (guest, #20302)
Posted Jan 22, 2013 22:06 UTC (Tue) by codepope (subscriber, #54022)
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