Re: How is this collection called?
Date: 10 Apr 2004 16:30:35 -0700
Laconic2 was almost completely unlike tea when writing message:
> Whew, I'm sorry I brought the subject up!
Why? Brown is new to me. Thank you for raising the subject!
> What are the verifiable true/false facts in Euclid's work?!
<cop-out> I don't care </cop-out>
> If Brown is a complete charlatan,
This is why I am going to research Brown; it would be foolish to wholely assume one way or the other.
> and has developed a cult following,
Don't use the `c-word' or I'll cross-post to alt.religion.kibology, young man.
> that's even more reason to expect a major school of thought in IT to be
> based on his work!
Indeed! Were it not for an at-first cult-following of Codd we would not have this A Relational Model of Data for Large Shared Data Banks we like to bicker about. Any cult-following is coincidental to its truth.
That should be `<ducking />'.
If I am reading too much into this then please do not take offense, but I must admit I somehow sense some agitation. It's most likely my fault since I am often (quite accidentally!) obtuse in conversation. Please have some patience with me, and I am quite certain no one was attacking your character in any of this; there was merely the correctly skeptical reaction necessary for the advancement of science. I suspect *I* am the one over-reacting, so please cut me some slack.
Try taking some Zoloft,
Timothy J. Bruce
</RANT> Received on Sun Apr 11 2004 - 01:30:35 CEST