Re: was(can someone please explain what this blog tagging this is all about?), now, happy NY!
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2008 13:51:55 -0800 (PST)
On Jan 29, 1:21 pm, Noons <wizofo..._at_yahoo.com.au> wrote:
> On Jan 25, 10:37 am, joel garry <joel-ga..._at_home.com> wrote:
> > Fixed in 10.2.0.4...not! :-)
> yeah! right...
> > Why a wipeout if it isn't expected to be a profit center?
> Like all other non-profit centres, it will
> slowly disappear.
> > Is redundancy really unnecessary? Think about how you learn, do you
> > pick up everything on the first read? I think redundancy in this
> > context is necessary, even if some bad memes get reinforced.
> Nope, redundancy in this context is totally
> unnecessary. First of all: blogs aggregators are
> not sources of learning. They are purely and
> simply a convenience index. I don't need 100
> aggregator blog lines telling me Tom Kyte has
> updated his blog: it's stupid and redundant.
> I can figure it out in a single line in OraNA. It
> hardly needs any "reinforcement": the meaty
> content is in his blog, not the aggregators.
I was referring to the content of the aggregators, not the aggregation of the aggregators. Sorry for the lack of clarity, I must have misunderstood your comment that I was replying to, since it had referred specifically to oraNA.
> > encoded work, and perhaps many examples we never hear of). In the
> > blogosphere, it becomes a data mining problem. Everything is out
> > there, lost in the noise.
> So the solution is to add noise?
Given your background, you must understand noise-cancellation by adding 180 degree out-of-phase noise. :-)
> > But what makes you think Eddie is Oracle-marketing? (as opposed to
> > simply being an enthusiastic supporter of new technologies)
> What makes you think that I think Eddie's
> is Oracle-marketing? Why is it that
> once I say something about ratshit
> Oracle-marketing, someone has to twist
> it into what I didn't say?
Again, it appeared to me you were referring particularly to that one aggregator. I do agree generally with your stand on Oracle Marketing, it just looked to me... well, I apologize, I don't intend to twist your words.
> Eddie's OraNA is simply another victim of
> the dementia that is Oracle-marketing
> That is the point: the fact that aggregators have
> been reduced to carriers of noise, because of
> silly marketing notions.
> > Aww, you just don't want competition: http://www.orana.com/:-)
> That would indeed be silly of me, given
> that I seldom update my blog...
(If anyone didn't get the joke: that orana's a custom wood furniture site, Noons has posted about woodworking.).
-- @home.com is bogus. Sounds like linuxinsider's been listening to Tom; It's the data! http://www.linuxinsider.com/rsstory/61427.htmlReceived on Tue Jan 29 2008 - 15:51:55 CST