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Re: VCSWITNESS = fail ** 2

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: VCSWITNESS = fail ** 2
Date: Sun, 12 Jan 2014 23:04:46 +0200

> Date: Sun, 12 Jan 2014 14:42:23 -0500
> From: "Eric S. Raymond" <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> David Kastrup <address@hidden>:
> > Please read the previous two paragraphs together.  You ridicule Eli for
> > not managing to fix your breakage in the first try, and then state that
> > you yourself have no idea what caused it.
> !!! I wasn't ridiculing Eli, I was implicitly poking fun at myself.  The
> antecedent of "his own comic pratfall" is that *I* took one.
> As for the rest of your response, I'll pass over it in polite silence.
> But your chances of successfully influencing my future behavior just
> decreased.

Guys?  Can we please all cool down here and put this incident behind
us?  Anyone could make a mistake (even me ;-).

I'd still want to know what's wrong with the original code, because I
cannot see anything wrong with it.

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