Better string mixins

Jonathan Marler johnnymarler at
Sat Dec 29 17:26:20 UTC 2018

On Saturday, 29 December 2018 at 11:37:01 UTC, Walter Bright 
> On 12/28/2018 6:46 PM, Jonathan Marler wrote:
>> This is just a guess but I think Walter is more sensitive to 
>> swearing because of his religious beliefs.
> No. It's about professional demeanor. It's neither hard to 
> understand nor hard to do.

Yeah, even though many people enjoy swearing, alot of people are 
offended by it, so it doesn't make sense for professionals to use 
it as a bit of humor or emphasis isn't worth the risk of 
offending people.

Based on your response Walter it sounds like you think you were 
mischaracterized. Just to clarify, I didn't mean to say that 
you're reason for wanting professionalism is because of your 
religious beliefs. Professionalism is self justifiable without 
religion. I was just seeing arguments about whether swearing 
could be considered professional in some situations (which it 
could be) but it's not going to be that way on these forums. 
Based on your beliefs, I think swearing would violate your 
definition of professional. If I was right about your background 
then that's not going to change so I was letting people know that 
debating this would be a waste of time. Plus, I think a public 
forum is too large of a group to ever think that everyone on it 
would ever be ok with swearing...the group is just to large and 

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