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

From: Bruno Desthuilliers <bdesth.quelquechose_at_free.quelquepart.fr>
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 03:16:47 +0200
Message-ID: <44a1a835$0$9010$626a54ce@news.free.fr>


Marshall a écrit :
> 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.

If you think this was supposed to be clever, 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.

All this demonstrate that you don't understand the difference between an obvious joke (probaly bad, that's not the point) and a serious argument. Received on Tue Jun 27 2006 - 20:16:47 CDT

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