Received: by alpheratz.cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk id NAA19094 (8.6.9/5.3[ref email@example.com] for cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk from firstname.lastname@example.org); Wed, 2 May 2001 13:59:14 +0100 Date: Wed, 2 May 2001 13:26:10 +0100 To: email@example.com Subject: Re: Information Message-ID: <20010502132610.B582@ii01.org> References: <20010501183241.AAA24864@firstname.lastname@example.org> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii Content-Disposition: inline User-Agent: Mutt/1.3.15i In-Reply-To: <20010501183241.AAA24864@email@example.com>; from firstname.lastname@example.org on Tue, May 01, 2001 at 02:32:31PM -0400 From: Robin Faichney <email@example.com> Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org Precedence: bulk Reply-To: email@example.com
On Tue, May 01, 2001 at 02:32:31PM -0400, Wade T.Smith wrote:
> On 05/01/01 12:55, Robin Faichney said this-
> >Do you like or dislike "computer programs = patterns"?
> Well, I'm more than happy to sit and cogitate for awhile, since, I
> dislike that statement.
> Yes, a pattern could be discerned for some computer programs, (in that
> they all use the same GUI, or rely upon a similar keystroke), but,
> computer programs equaling patterns...? I still don't like it.
> Definitional problem, most likely.
> I don't like equal signs in anything but provable formulae.
You used the word "equals". I just substituted the symbol. But Ozren
has picked up this ball very capably, so I'll let him run with it.
-- Robin Faichney Get your Meta-Information from http://www.ii01.org (CAUTION: contains philosophy, may cause heads to spin)
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