Re: transitive closure

From: Gene Wirchenko <>
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2005 09:50:48 -0700
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On Tue, 19 Jul 2005 09:48:30 -0400, Kenneth Downs <knode.wants.this_at_see.sigblock> wrote:

>Marshall Spight wrote:

>>> As the philosopher Schopenhauer said, 'All truth goes through three
>>> stages. First, it is ridiculed. Then, it is violently opposed. Finally,
>>> it is accepted as self-evident.'
>> Heh. Some non-truths go through the same process, though.
>> Viz. XML. Currently in the "accepted as self-evident" phase.
>> I like to believe there's a "what was I thinking?!" phase
>> that comes after. :-)

     Nicely stated!

>Programmer's Remorse: Um, this does not seem to be quite so easy to
>maintain as we thought...

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Gene Wirchenko Received on Tue Jul 19 2005 - 18:50:48 CEST

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