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Re: Order & meaning in a proposition

From: Anthony W. Youngman <wol_at_thewolery.demon.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2004 21:55:47 +0100
Message-ID: <TWnTOECT$thAFwA3@thewolery.demon.co.uk>


In message <PAScc.51792$Eo7.33873_at_newssvr16.news.prodigy.com>, Eric Kaun <ekaun_at_yahoo.com> writes
>> Even if this is the bulk of the information in a proposition,
>> there is more subtle information that might be deemed way too unimportant
>to
>> be captured as data, but is information none-the-less.
>
>So if it's unimportant, why consider it?

Because you are not omniscient. If you later discover it is NOT unimportant, you can't get it back.

Cheers,
Wol

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