Received: by alpheratz.cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk id TAA14538 (8.6.9/5.3[ref firstname.lastname@example.org] for cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk from email@example.com); Mon, 30 Apr 2001 19:39:40 +0100 Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2001 18:37:45 +0100 To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: Information Message-ID: <20010430183745.A642@ii01.org> References: <20010430134908.AAA12347@email@example.com> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii Content-Disposition: inline User-Agent: Mutt/1.3.15i In-Reply-To: <20010430134908.AAA12347@firstname.lastname@example.org>; from email@example.com on Mon, Apr 30, 2001 at 09:48:58AM -0400 From: Robin Faichney <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sender: email@example.com Precedence: bulk Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
On Mon, Apr 30, 2001 at 09:48:58AM -0400, Wade T.Smith wrote:
> On 04/30/01 07:56, Robin Faichney said this-
> >And you sound paranoid.
> See? I'm far from that.
The fact they accuse you of sounding paranoid proves they're out to
get you. Nice thinking, Wade.
> >My point was about the primacy of patterns.
> Are Dennett's algorithms 'patterns' though?
I'm not sure exactly which algorithms you have in mind, but yes, all
algorithms are patterns.
> Is the tipping point a pattern?
> My little dictionary has - 5. A consistent, characteristic form, style,
> or method.
I don't know which position you think that quote supports. If any.
> I'm enjoying the discussion about patterns, and I've bitten my tongue a
> few times, but I haven't said anything because I'm still not sure, yet
> again, about nomenclature.
Just come right out with it, Wade. At least it'll give us a laugh. :-)
-- Robin Faichney Get your Meta-Information from http://www.ii01.org (CAUTION: contains philosophy, may cause heads to spin)
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