Re: Pizza Example
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2004 21:39:40 +0100
In message <0LQgc.9749$kF5.6280_at_newssvr31.news.prodigy.com>, Eric Kaun
>> And, for example with optimisation, if you gamble on that being the case
>> then you will win big nine times out of ten.
>Discussions of gambling in the context of data design are somewhat
>misplaced. Last I knew, we were trying to create order from chaos, not
>systematize the chaos.
Anyway, there's gambling on a hunch, and gambling on a dead cert. Betting shops only gamble on dead certs - they've done the statistics to prove it. Same with Pick :-)
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