Re: Bob's 'Self-aggrandizing ignorant' Count: Was: What databases have taught me

From: Marshall <>
Date: 27 Jun 2006 10:34:40 -0700
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Bruno Desthuilliers wrote:
> Marshall wrote:
> (snip)
> >
> > Love Bob or hate him, "OO is a computational model and not
> > a paradigm unless by 'paradigm' one means an example of
> > a computational model" is an awesome sentence.
> May I play too ?
> "A is a B and not a C unless by 'C' one means an example of B"
> Waoo ! Awesome, isn't it ?

If you think the sentence remains as clever when you leave out the nouns, you're mistaken.

> but wait... A terrible idea crosses my mind... Yes, could it be possible
> that they've *already* done it ???

All this demonstrates is that you didn't understand the orginal sentence.

Marshall Received on Tue Jun 27 2006 - 19:34:40 CEST

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