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Dawn M. Wolthuis wrote:
> Alfredo Novoa wrote:
>> Dawn M. Wolthuis wrote: >> >>>...Mathematical models are simply models/metaphores. >>They are formal representations.
>>>The discipline of "doing" relational theory >>>could be seen as mathematics, but the application of this >>>mathematics to the discipline of application software >>>development has to do with a belief that this mathematical model >>>has something to do with the engineering effort underway. >> >>It should not have relationship with beliefs. It is proven that it is >>simpler than the known alternatives.
Yup. Unfortunately some of these religions are so secretive that even the believers don't all know that they are. I am sure I have some (a lot - who knows?) of those beliefs. One of my unfounded beliefs I *am* aware of is that if people try to understand and respect eachother, they will.
[snipalot]
> That's really a matter of defining terms. ...
How about a c.d.theory glossary ? Received on Thu Apr 15 2004 - 14:17:03 CDT