Subject: Re: OT: An Horace Rumpole Hack [was Re: Difference between LISP and C++]
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 31 Oct 2002 23:43:21 +0000
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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* Will Deakin <>
| Not really. It certain circles being an "old hack" is a term of
| endearment.

  The addition of "old" to many derogatory terms make them terms of
  endearment.  The endearment is in "old", not in the next term.

Erik Naggum, Oslo, Norway

Act from reason, and failure makes you rethink and study harder.
Act from faith, and failure makes you blame someone and push harder.