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From: John Torjo (john.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-10-04 10:57:42

Thorsten Ottosen wrote:

> "Jeff Garland" <jeff_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> | 6) Presidential filter example
> | While many of us see the humor in this, there was at least one objection
> to
> | introducing 'political comedy' into boost. Overall, the example should be
> | renamed and reformulated since in a few years no one will get the joke
> | anyway. Sorry to go politically correct here, but boost needs to be
> | above the fray.
> I probably don't have the same political view as Jonathan, but I do think this
> example is pretty harmless and see no reason to
> change it. Some people even found it fun...that's a lot better than everybody
> finding it boring; there need to be a little fun once in a while
> to keep this programming stuff from being too dull.

perhaps the phrase should be re-thought so that's really harmless (that
is, not offend anyone). I know it's hard, but I think it's worth it ;)

Things like:

"Give me a piece of pi"

replace with:
"Give me a piece of pie"



John Torjo
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