Re: Unpredictable programming

From: erk <>
Date: 29 Jun 2006 12:03:06 -0700
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Bruno Desthuilliers wrote:
> erk wrote:
> > Bruno Desthuilliers wrote:
> >
> >>[snip]
> >>Bob Badour wrote:
> >>
> >>>P.S. Please, don't think I am trying to discourage you from learning OO.
> >>>Learn it. By all means. But learn it as it really is and not as some
> >>>sort of mystic rite of passage. It is a computational model. One of
> >>>many. Try to be as buzzword proof and as bullshit proof as possible by
> >>>learning how to recognize and how to articulate computing concepts with
> >>>precision and accuracy.
> >>
> >>Bob, it's *really* a shame that you waste your time flaming and
> >>insulting peoples when you can also write such articulate and mostly
> >>sensible stuff. BTW, do I need to add that I globally agree on all you
> >>say here (with noted reserves), or was it obvious enough ?
> >>
> >>Damn, I'll have to take back my claims about you being definitiveley
> >>dishonest now. Bob, I hate you.
> >
> >
> > I'm trying to figure out:
> > 1. How you interpret Bob mentioning being "buzzword proof" and
> > "bullshit proof" as attacks on people;
> Then you must be having a hard time, since it's not what I'm referring too.
> > 2. How you then make a second dramatic leap, this time into hatred.
> Being only an ordinary human being (some carbon-based life form, you
> know...), I don't like having to publicly assume my judgement errors.
> Nothing to be proud of, but what... The fact that this error may not
> have happened at first if Bob posted more of this kind of writing and
> less of it's usual insults-and-flames stuff doesn't help.
> Does that help you ?

It does - it demonstrates that I can no longer separate occasional wheat from a mountain of chaff, at least once I've flipped the bit.

  • erk
Received on Thu Jun 29 2006 - 21:03:06 CEST

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