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Re: ocaml vs python/ruby/perl etc. was [SLUG] Why not C
- To: Peter Miller <millerp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, SLUG <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: ocaml vs python/ruby/perl etc. was [SLUG] Why not C
- From: Raphael Kraus <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2005 03:13:20 +1100
Ok, I know I shouldn't bite - but I just have to...
> Read the note on usage again.
> Here it is in terms geeks will grok:
> "less" is used for continuous quantities,
> "fewer" is used for discrete quantities
> less water, fewer drops.
> less population, fewer people.
> less traffic, fewer cars.
less water != fewer drops