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Re: Another Pizza Question

From: Dawn M. Wolthuis <dwolt_at_tincat-group.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2004 13:27:02 -0500
Message-ID: <c5mk5o$a81$1@news.netins.net>


"Laconic2" <laconic2_at_comcast.net> wrote in message news:AqKdnW6sT6R6VuPdRVn-hw_at_comcast.com...
>
> "Dawn M. Wolthuis" <dwolt_at_tincat-group.com> wrote in message
> news:c5mga6$2em$1_at_news.netins.net...
> > > So there is logical order in the list as well as physical order?
> >
> > I don't give a lick about physical stored order, so I'm ONLY talking
about
> > logical order of the data and, at times, physical order of output of
> > queries.
> > > So a list of Beatles as John, Paul, George and Ringo might or might
not
> be
> > > expressing the same information as a list of Beatles as John, George,
> > Ringo,
> > > and Paul. How do you know?
> >
> > You don't -- so don't remove the information if you don't have to IN
CASE
> > there is some information there.
>
> You're not understanding my question. My question is, once you see it
> presented in a given order, how do you know whether there is information
in
> that order or not?

You are right -- I misunderstood, how 'bout this then ...

You don't KNOW that there is information there, you get a feeling (which is recorded in your brain as data). One small feeling on one small proposition does not shake the world, but lots of propositions stripped of the possibly-relevant-but-how-can-you-tell data adds up to something.

--dawn Received on Thu Apr 15 2004 - 13:27:02 CDT

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