Re: vte performance issues ...

On Wed, 2002-07-31 at 05:44, Malcolm Tredinnick wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 30, 2002 at 10:11:29PM -0500, Seth Nickell wrote:
> > > 	And to conclude - it's great to have an i18n-able terminal, but my
> > > experience with it has been like wading through treacle: extraordinarily
> > > frustrating.
> > 
> > Ever since reading some of P.G. Wodehouse's excellent book series on
> > Wooster and Jeeves I have wondered this. What is treacle, and what are
> > its uses (other than to be used in breaking and entering)?
> Heh. :-) The more traditional use is as an ingredient in cooking. There
> are some cultural barriers in place here, so Telsa or one of the Irish
> Sun guys might have a different answer, but in Australia the thing
> called treacle is similar to a very thick form of maple syrup (and much
> more sickly sweet). However, over here, it is reasonably uncommon and we
> tend to substitue "golden syrup", which is slightly different again, I
> have been led to understand.

The treacle isn't good without its companion, the treacle sponge. Yum!

Recipe here, complete with links to Sainsbury's and all (thanks Google):

/Bastien Nocera, delivering England to your door

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