On 2003-11-20T17:35:58-0800, James McCartney wrote: > The idea that we who don't grok type theory symbols > should stay out of language design reminds me of the part in 100 Years > of Solitude where people were flying around the village on magic > carpets while the local scientist scoffed and refused to let his family > partake in the new fad until he figured out a scientific basis for it. I wonder where you get that idea; I haven't seen it on this thread. > The unwashed masses will find their own way to use what is available in > spite of the academics. Quite true. Ken -- Edit this signature at http://www.digitas.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/ken/sig http://www.thismodernworld.com/ "vi has two modes: one where it beeps and one where it doesn't"
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