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RE: Industry versus academia

At 01:52 PM 2/26/2003 -0500, Eli Collins wrote:
>just that as a community we could focus some
>energy on helping companies like Yahoo become more effective tool users.

No. We should focus some energy on putting Yahoo out of business.

If better languages and tools are /truly/ a /business/ advantage, then free market competition will eliminate the business that ignore them.

So far, this hasn't happened...and that, to me, means one thing: opportunity.


David Farber