# I'm so proud of Roger

Discussion in 'Odds & Ends' started by Maximagq, Sep 4, 2014.

1. ### MaximagqBanned

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I didn't watch the match but saw updates. I want to congratulate Gael first of all for a great tournament but Federer is the man. Saving two match points at age 33 is simply fantastic. Djokovic-Federer final here we come!

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Heroic performance by Roger! Hope there is some fuel left for semis...

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That is a gallant gesture from you Maximagq.

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Thank you, they call me the Knight of Talk Tennis after all!

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I am proud of Roger, Novak, Zuckerberg, Khodorkovsky, and anyone Asian who has done anything at all (even if it means including the Japanese). Non-billionaire =<4.0 unasian tennis hacks/journeymen with sub-4.0 GPA in fine arts at low-ranked unis need not apply.8)

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I don't understand the bolded and red syntax. Are you intending it to be "less than or equal"? If that's the case, it is "<="

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Wrong. It should be "< / =".
Just sayin' ............................:twisted:

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You obviously don't program in C++. The correct syntax for "less than or equal" in any conditional statement in C++ is "<=". I will make a list ofl the conditional statements below:

equal: "=="
not equal: "!="
greater than: ">"
less than: "<"
greater than or equal to: ">="
less than or equal to: "<="
assignment: "="
increment: "++"
decrement: "--"
addition appending: "+="
multiplication appending: "*="
addition: +
subtraction: -
multiplication: *
division: /
modulus (remainder): %

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9. ### beast of mallorcaLegend

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I stand corrected then Max.
Thanks

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No problem. I interpret operators in C++/computer language.

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can you also list them in bash, html, javascript, rubby, python, and snake?

12. ### SoBadG.O.A.T.

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Yes yes, I meant "less than or equal" and everyone knew what I meant, I am sure. The "<=" looks like an arrow and this is not a C++ summer class here. Effective communication means situational adaptivity, sorry.

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I'm not familiar with bash, snake, and ruby. Javascript operators should be virtually identical to C++. HTML is more similar to LaTex and technically isn't a programming language. Python should also have similar syntax. The main difference that I noticed when I messed around with Python was that it was obviously much less strict in terms of defining variable types. Spacing, however, is much more strict in terms of how the format of the code has to look, but any good C++ programmer practices that coding style anyway. Syntax is also different for certain keywords like "and" and "or" in Python versus "&&" and "||" in C++. I tried learning Python for fun and have not touched it since January, so I am quite rusty.

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"->" is an arrow and means that you have a pointer to an object that is calling a function from a method. "<=" does not look like an arrow.

Example:
//Assume the Zombie class has been predefined
Zombie z; //Declare a zombie object
Zombie* z_ptr = z; //Declare a zombie pointer and have it point to the Zombie object
z_ptr -> eatBrain(); //Have the zombie pointer call a private member function in the Zombie class

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I thought people (including some of the dimmer ones) would be bright enough to recognize “=<” for “less than or equal” and it turns out I was right. It’s called “effective communication”!:lol:

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That is syntactically incorrect, however, and anyone with a knowledge of programming languages would get confused because "=<" is incorrect syntax and would lead to a compiler error.

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Are you also a programmer?

I work in SAP PI. I use lots of Java and ABAP in it

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I see you're not familiar with HDLs.

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I am not familiar with HDLs. Most of my programming experience has come from C++ and Python. I'm going to start working on HTML, Javascript, and CSS after September 12 when my summer school finishes.

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That is an interesting (albeit irrelevant) assertion, but there is no evidence to back it up at present. We are yet to see an individual “with a knowledge of programming languages” to claim confusion over my usage of the symbols. On the contrary, it appears that individuals with very limited programming skills are able to discern the intended meaning just fine.:lol:

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I am going to be a second year Computer Science and Engineering student Can you give me more info about ABAP and SAP PI? I'm not too familiar with it yet.

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Let's pretend you are an Integrated Developmental Environment like Xcode on a Mac or Visual C++ on Windows. Try typing in "=<" and see what happens.

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My roommate from freshman year lives in Bangalore and got an internship converting PDF's to an Indian newspaper chain. I don't know if those details are right, but he is interning at Versé Innovation Pvt Ltd

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Damn, you just don't miss an oppo do you

bash/shell would probably be:

-lt
-gt
-ge
-le
-eq
and these are for numerics, IIRC.

There's also from the top of my head:
-z (blank string)
-f (if file) and its variations for readable etc.

Not to forget:
-or
-and
since Max mentioned "conditional", although he listed out all operators.

If memory serves me correctly, HTML is a presentation language, so i don't think it has operators, at least not till HTML 4.

ruby has most 'C' operators but not "++" and "--".

python sucks.

LOL, i can't believe a thread about Roger has got derailed so much. Max, those were 4 hours of hell Roger put us through.

I think I shall create a language called Roger which does a divide by zero at the most critical moments. Inside of keywords like "if" "case" and "for" it will have "segfault", "coredump", "stackoverflow", "illegal_malloc" etc which can be called whenever required.

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Thanks for pointing out my mistakes Senti, forgot to include "&&" for "and" and "||" for "or" in C++ syntax, though I alluded to it in a later post when comparing C++ and Python!

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Haha don't blow up the machine Senti when you divide something in "Roger" by 0

27. ### SoBadG.O.A.T.

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I don’t mind fantasy games and role play, but it would have been helpful if you had defined the discussion parameters upfront. How about this for a fitting thread title:

Let's pretend you are an Integrated Developmental Environment: I'm so proud of Roger

?

:lol:

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Senti, can you teach me bash/shell and ruby? I have no idea what you are talking about on those.

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The thread title was not a function, why do I need to include parameters to pass in? I was merely correcting you on a syntactical mistake for a C++ IDE.

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ABAP is a programming language used in SAP. SAP is enterprise resource planning software, more like a business management software. It integrates all business processes. SAP PI (Process Integration) is a middle ware. It is used to integrate heterogenous systems in a landscape. A landscape may have webservices, databases, dot net systems, SAP systems, file systems and using PI they can all exchange data.

For ex, assume you speak French and I speak Latin, and we don't know each other's languages. You need someone to translate it to something like English that we both know. PI talks to different systems and xml is used like the language to translate. It's just a loose explanation

31. ### SoBadG.O.A.T.

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Passing on the parameters from the start is one way to control the process. When I request a jug of ice tea from the staff on a steamy August afternoon, I always mention lemon and blueberries, even if I am talking to the butler.

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you could've chosen &le; as well...

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Ah I see, that's really awesome man! So I would assume you work as the intermediary between the pure software coders and the high-class business leaders? Correct me if I'm wrong. That is really cool man!

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Are you referring to me or Senti? What needed to be passed by reference?

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Never heard the usage of that preposition in the context of your first sentence. I think you mean "in" rather than "on". That is a correct first sentence but this thread was never intended to display the flow of control in a compiler. It was to exclaim my adoration of Roger Federer's play today.

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I meant SoBad.
You can include html in here and usually <= is written as either
&le; or ≤

So he could write this with embedded html (using html /html in bbcode-brackets)
HTML:
`Non-billionaire ≤ 4.0 unasian tennis hacks`
(I'm not really suggesting this, just saying...)

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Apologies, I am not very familiar with HTML. I need to start learning after my summer school to design a website for my volunteering club's fundraising initiative. Any advice? I tried Codecademy for a week at the beginning of June and liked it a lot.

38. ### SoBadG.O.A.T.

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Thanks for your thoughts on that. They are interesting, but I guess I'll just take a risk and let that sentence stand as written.:lol:

Thank you, I am flattered.

So what was all that about:
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:lol:

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The statement in question is 100% grammatically correct and would have been an acceptable preposition to use on any SAT Writing test question. The actual context, in computer science terms, was incorrect, however. Props to you man!

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Thanks, that's a nice symbol -- I'll save "Non-billionaire ≤ 4.0 unasian tennis hacks" for a future signature line.:lol:

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No, I am a pure technical guy. If you want to know more, feel free to e mail me.

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Sure, I am definitely interested in this kind of thing! Thank you so much

43. ### SoBadG.O.A.T.

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Well, thanks, I guess. I did not realize that the actual context of this thread was computer science terms when I posted my reply. Also, my Indian is not very good at all…:lol:

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I should have been less ambiguous, so I am sorry about that.

That is an incorrect term; you cannot just bunch the languages together and call it "Indian". Most of my Indian friends speak "Hindi".

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Was there anything written in "Hindi" in this thread?

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No, but from the context of your statement, I interpreted "Indian" as your attempt to classify the language that Indians communicate in, which is an incorrect terminology.

47. ### SoBadG.O.A.T.

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Oh, not at all – I was merely referring to your exchange with Feather and Sentinel in this thread when I mentioned my struggles with understanding Indian.

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Okay I have no idea what you are referring to now, but I have a lab to work on so I'll disregard my interpretation of this statement.

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I was referring to your exchange with Feather and Sentinel in this thread, but if you have a lab to work on, I don't see how a reasonable poster could criticize your disregard of your own interpretation of my statement.

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Also just a small comment, remainder and modulo are not the same thing