Re: Knowledge, Memes and Sensory Perception

From: Wade Smith (
Date: Fri Jan 11 2002 - 19:25:32 GMT

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    On Friday, January 11, 2002, at 02:00 , Keith Henson wrote:

    > Converting a text file from ASCII to [UTF-8, for instance] and
    > back results in a bit for bit exact copy.

    Got no argument for that. After all, encoding is encoding, and
    an accurate encoding paradigm exactly that.

    > but [normal human interaction] does not prevent the copy
    > process from producing substantially identical information.

    'Substantially identical' is, well, problematic for me....

    - Wade

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