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Re: Idempotence and "Replication Insensitivity" are equivalent ?

From: vc <boston103_at_hotmail.com>
Date: 23 Sep 2006 09:58:21 -0700
Message-ID: <1159030701.697076.31180@m73g2000cwd.googlegroups.com>

Marshall wrote:
> Phil Carmody wrote:
> > pamelafluente_at_libero.it writes:
> > > the Median is the value which minimize the sum of absolute differences
> > >
> > > ie. sum | xi - c | is minimum for c = MEDIAN()
> >
> > If I were Bob Silverman, you'd get one heck of a flaming for
> > posting something so obviously somewhere in between unintelligible
> > and meaningless (including both endpoints) to sci.math.
>
> Everyone,
>
> 1) Notice that everything the least bit technical that Pamela
> comes up with has a corresponding wikipedia entry.

Is quoting Wikipedia a sin ? Are you saying that the entry in question is incorrect ?

I am not sure how derived the rest of your conclusions.

>Notice
> how in fact she doesn't even really exhibit mastery of the
> material she points to, but merely manages to quote it in
> a manner that approximates appropriate context. She
> is wikipedalling at a furious rate.
>
> 2) Note how she misunderstands many of the things people
> say, and when you call her on it, she doesn't cop to it, or
> try to figure out where she went wrong, but only shifts
> slighty over and tries another inflammatory approach.
>
> 3) She is doing this on purpose.
>
> 4) Pamela is a troll.
>
> 5) "Pamela" is a man.
>
>
> Marshall
Received on Sat Sep 23 2006 - 11:58:21 CDT

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