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Specter Phoenix
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July 2001
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bamccaig said:

It's not LUA. It's Lua. It's not PERL. It's Perl. >:(

It honestly doesn't matter. I can type them a lua/LUA/LuA/lUa or Perl/PERL/PeRl/pErL/pERl and anyone that knows what I'm talking about will know what they are. I can type Lua and you will still find someone that thinks you are talking about (Limited User Account or some other acronym). I've read what they said on the LUA site and still don't care. I type them both ways LUA and Lua as well as PERL and Perl and even RUBY and Ruby. I'd be really worried if someone thought I mean Limited User Account in a programming language discussion.

Psst! Aren't you allegedly ignoring me? ???

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Dizzy Egg
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March 2009
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Yeah man, like, I can type IDIOT, iDIot or idiOT and everyone knows I mean Specter.

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Specter Phoenix
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Dizzy Egg said:

Yeah man, like, I can type IDIOT, iDIot or idiOT and everyone knows I mean Specter.

Don't know, could be hiding that you mean yourself since you keep trying to get a rise out of me and failing. All I can do is laugh at your failed attempts. You mean squat to me so your attempts mean even less. Now if Tomasu, bamccaig, Sevalecan, or Elias had your attitude it might have worked, though that is doubtful too. You see, even though I know they are fed up with me, I could never get mad at them as I consider them friends on here despite what they could say (and have said) about me. There are others on here I consider friends too, 23yrold3yrold, DHarmon, and of course ML.

My whining and complaining is annoying, but harmless (as I'm sure Matthew knows). Yet you are sitting there trying to start a flame war (which is against Matthew's policy) after I had told you that bamccaig made an ignore script and ML has an ignore feature on the forums, which you obviously have opted out of as you have posted remarks trying to (pardon the pun) egg me on in two or three threads now. My complaining may be annoying, but it is completely harmless to anyone on the forums (I'm only hurting myself with it).

"Can't a man even talk to himself without being interrupted?" -Krull(1983)
"Through vengence I was born. Through war I was trained. Through love I was found. Through death I was released. Through release I was given a purpose." -- Specter Phoenix
"Programming == AWESOME the rest is just tools to accomplish it."
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Dizzy Egg
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March 2009
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You're right.

And you're an idiot.

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decepto
Member #7,102
April 2006
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Don't worry Specter:

video

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Boom!

Dizzy Egg
Member #10,824
March 2009
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;D;D;D

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Specter Phoenix
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July 2001
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Dizzy Egg said:

You're right.

And you're an idiot.

Careful, I'm sure your IQ is dropping with every post you make toward me. It will start effecting your music for the worse.

"Can't a man even talk to himself without being interrupted?" -Krull(1983)
"Through vengence I was born. Through war I was trained. Through love I was found. Through death I was released. Through release I was given a purpose." -- Specter Phoenix
"Programming == AWESOME the rest is just tools to accomplish it."
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Arvidsson
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May 2004
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It will start effecting your music for the worse.

I don't think that is possible.

Dizzy Egg
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March 2009
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Hah! 8-)

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Specter Phoenix
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July 2001
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I don't think that is possible.

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Hah! 8-)

Don't get too cocky. That line is normally used to imply it isn't possible because it is already terrible to begin with.

"Can't a man even talk to himself without being interrupted?" -Krull(1983)
"Through vengence I was born. Through war I was trained. Through love I was found. Through death I was released. Through release I was given a purpose." -- Specter Phoenix
"Programming == AWESOME the rest is just tools to accomplish it."
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Dizzy Egg
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...and there was me thinking it was a...compliment...err, earth to idiot? 8-)

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Specter Phoenix
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Dizzy Egg said:

...and there was me thinking it was a...compliment...err, earth to idiot?


Either way, not much of a compliment. If you were good then it would be possible to get worse therefore if it is a compliment then you aren't good enough to get worse.

"Can't a man even talk to himself without being interrupted?" -Krull(1983)
"Through vengence I was born. Through war I was trained. Through love I was found. Through death I was released. Through release I was given a purpose." -- Specter Phoenix
"Programming == AWESOME the rest is just tools to accomplish it."
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Arthur Kalliokoski
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February 2005
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/me grabs popcorn only to find it's bland and tasteless... <sigh>

They all watch too much MSNBC... they get ideas.

Specter Phoenix
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July 2001
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/me grabs popcorn only to find it's bland and tasteless... <sigh>

Salt and butter, or caramel (depending on your preference) ;). Saying that made me remember when I went to watch X-Men in theaters, a guy four seats from me pulled out a chocolate syrup bottle and poured it on the movie theater's salted and buttered popcorn :-/.

"Can't a man even talk to himself without being interrupted?" -Krull(1983)
"Through vengence I was born. Through war I was trained. Through love I was found. Through death I was released. Through release I was given a purpose." -- Specter Phoenix
"Programming == AWESOME the rest is just tools to accomplish it."
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Tobias Dammers
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August 2002
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decepto said:

Any library out there that's written in C is instantly usable, so long as you provide the header file (i.e., function signatures) to Lua. Imagine the possibilities!

Looks like this one feature suddenly turns Lua into an actual programming language in one gentle swoop... nice.

Don't get too cocky. That line is normally used to imply it isn't possible because it is already terrible to begin with.

You should seriously consider purchasing an industrial-strength sarcasm detector.

It honestly doesn't matter. I can type them a lua/LUA/LuA/lUa or Perl/PERL/PeRl/pErL/pERl and anyone that knows what I'm talking about will know what they are. I can type Lua and you will still find someone that thinks you are talking about (Limited User Account or some other acronym). I've read what they said on the LUA site and still don't care. I type them both ways LUA and Lua as well as PERL and Perl and even RUBY and Ruby. I'd be really worried if someone thought I mean Limited User Account in a programming language discussion.

Yes you can, and people will know what you're talking about, but you'll look like an idiot. Getting the spelling of a programming language wrong in such obvious ways means you don't care much about details, which means you're probably not going to be a good programmer until you change this, which in turn means you are not worthy of a true hacker's time, which in turn means you will receive less help from any community (even a.cc). Also, each spelling mistake causes a slight disruption to the reader, more noticable the faster you scan a piece of text. More disruptions means more annoyance, and again, a lower chance of you getting help from said reader.

The language is called Lua, and it is named after the Portuguese word for "moon", which you can read on the project's website (http://www.lua.org/about.html). Specifically:

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Please do not write it as "LUA", which is both ugly and confusing, because then it becomes an acronym with different meanings for different people.

In the case of Perl, it matters even more: the terms "Perl" and "perl" are used to distinguish the programming language, Perl, from its compiler / interpreter, perl.

Aaaaaaaanyway, let's get this thread back off the rails please.

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Evert
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November 2000
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Also, each spelling mistake causes a slight disruption to the reader, more noticable the faster you scan a piece of text. More disruptions means more annoyance, and again, a lower chance of you getting help from said reader.

Cue 100 posts of people arguing that they don't think it's a problem and whoever does find that it causes text to be harder to read is either lying, doesn't put in enough effort or is just a pedantic arsehole.

At least that's what happened the last time that point was raised.

MiquelFire
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January 2003
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Aaaaaaaanyway, let's get this thread back off the rails please.

So... no Ruby?

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Specter Phoenix
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July 2001
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You should seriously consider purchasing an industrial-strength sarcasm detector.

Nope, won't make a difference. I replied knowing it was sarcasm. It being sarcastic makes no difference to me, I always reply to it and put my two cents in.

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Yes you can, and people will know what you're talking about, but you'll look like an idiot.

As opposed to what I look like now? ???

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Getting the spelling of a programming language wrong in such obvious ways means you don't care much about details, which means you're probably not going to be a good programmer until you change this,...

So all the programmers that call C++ Cpp don't care for details? I've met some programmers that capitalize ever language name for emphasis to make it stand out in text (LUA/ASSEMBLY/C++/C/JAVA/etc) so according to your assessment, they don't care for detail. I pay attention to detail, just don't care one way or the other how I type the language name, sometimes I may do LUA and others I may do lua or even do it like the site says to do it and type Lua, but they all mean the same to me.

If I cared what anyone thought of me, I would never have admitted I was part of A.cc or used allegro. Cplusplus.com, cprogramming.com, gamedev.net, and jharbour.com (just to name a few sites) all have said basically the same thing. Here is a quote from GD.net:

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Allegro is a great niche library, but it is circling the drain. Move to SDL, SFML, or XNA if you are serious about game programming.

I disagree with that point of view, which is why I am still around. If I had agreed with it I would have moved on to one of the other libraries that existed back in 2001 or 2002. God, I could fill up several pages with Harbour's dislike and opinion for Allegro. Only thing I ever voiced about Allegro is that I wish it had built in networking like the newer libraries out there.

"Can't a man even talk to himself without being interrupted?" -Krull(1983)
"Through vengence I was born. Through war I was trained. Through love I was found. Through death I was released. Through release I was given a purpose." -- Specter Phoenix
"Programming == AWESOME the rest is just tools to accomplish it."
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LennyLen
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December 2004
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I've met some programmers that capitalize ever language name for emphasis to make it stand out in text (LUA/ASSEMBLY/C++/C/JAVA/etc) so according to your assessment, they don't care for detail.

Thta's a different scenario from getting it wrong due to lack of care to detail. If you're deliberately doing it wrong for emphasis, than you're a twat.

Dizzy Egg
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March 2009
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:D

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Specter Phoenix
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July 2001
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LennyLen said:

Thta's a different scenario from getting it wrong due to lack of care to detail.

No I just don't care as I consider them the same no matter the where the capitalization is. Not caring for detail is a person who, does all left aligned source code and when asked just gives the answer of "Because". Speaking of care for detail the start of the line should be "That's". If I didn't care for detail I would never bother posting more than one word responses to every topic. I could stop caring for detail and just start replying to every thread with "Damn!" off and on every few posts and nothing else.

"Can't a man even talk to himself without being interrupted?" -Krull(1983)
"Through vengence I was born. Through war I was trained. Through love I was found. Through death I was released. Through release I was given a purpose." -- Specter Phoenix
"Programming == AWESOME the rest is just tools to accomplish it."
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LennyLen
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December 2004
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No I just don't care as I consider them the same no matter the where the capitalization is. Not caring for detail is a person who, does all left aligned source code and when asked just gives the answer of "Because".

I know what not caring for detail is. I was saying that deliberately doing something for emphasis and doing something wrong because you don't know/don't care are two different things. I wasn't talking about you, but rather about the "some programmers" you were referring to.

Specter Phoenix
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July 2001
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I was just messing with you on that one. Everyone is entitled to their view on things and entitled to type how they want. I prefer using caps on names and don't care. As I also don't care who likes it. Though I have also typed them in the proper spelling too. Just depends on what my hands do at the time (just like your hands spelled That's earlier as Thta's). I seldom proof read my posts, but I seldom worry too much about grammar as long as I get my point across.

"Can't a man even talk to himself without being interrupted?" -Krull(1983)
"Through vengence I was born. Through war I was trained. Through love I was found. Through death I was released. Through release I was given a purpose." -- Specter Phoenix
"Programming == AWESOME the rest is just tools to accomplish it."
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Dizzy Egg
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March 2009
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Everyone knows my music is amazing:

video

8-)

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Specter Phoenix
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July 2001
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Dizzy Egg said:

Everyone knows my music is amazing

I know, but it was the only thing I knew about you to remark on. I remember I told you I liked several of yours (the Robocop one was one that I think I first heard before listening to your others). Still don't think I've listened to them all yet.

"Can't a man even talk to himself without being interrupted?" -Krull(1983)
"Through vengence I was born. Through war I was trained. Through love I was found. Through death I was released. Through release I was given a purpose." -- Specter Phoenix
"Programming == AWESOME the rest is just tools to accomplish it."
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