Re: The wisdom of the object mentors (Was: Searching OO Associations with RDBMS Persistence Models)

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Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2006 11:30:28 +0300
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"Keith H Duggar" <> wrote in message
> Marshall wrote:
> > "ad hominem": You use that word a lot; I do not think it
> > means what you think it means.

> He did misuse the term multiple times (as many others have
> and continue to do). However, I thoroughly explained the
> correct usage twice now in this very thread (as well as a
> few other less thorough explanations). So perhaps he knows
> how to use the term correctly now. Though he nor anyone else
> was kind enough to acknowledge comprehension of my points or
> offer any, perish the thought, thanks for the explanations.


> > Generalizing from qualities about a person to qualities
> > about a statement of theirs is.

> That is possibly non sequitur but not ad hominem.

> > I am not sure why you keep bringing up your background; I
> > have already stipulated that your CV is excellent. Mine is
> > comparable. I could also note that, knowing what I do
> > about bell curves, that I am probably taller than you, and
> > can probably leg press more. Neither that, nor your
> > experience level, is relevant to the discussion of how to
> > manage data, and to suggest otherwise *is* an ad-hominem
> > logical fallacy.

> That is appeal to authority (ad verecundiam) not ad hominem.

> I'm not trying to quibble. It's important that we understand
> the differences between the logical fallacies and how to
> properly recognize them.

Thank you for all these ads. Received on Wed Jun 14 2006 - 10:30:28 CEST

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