Re: Idempotence and "Replication Insensitivity" are equivalent ?

From: Bob Badour <>
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2006 11:31:12 GMT
Message-ID: <46PRg.38578$>

Phil Carmody wrote:

> "Marshall" <> writes:

>>You are full of non-sequiturs in this thread. Chris made a meta
>>point about the discussion; if you want to respond to his point,
>>you have to do it at the metadiscussion level, not at the level
>>of the discussion itself. Furthermore, you seem to have
>>completely misinterpreted Phil's point, which as I understand
>>it was that the minimizing property does not indentify a unique
>>value, but in some cases a range of values. Your complaint
>>about Phil's point seems to be that the minimizing property
>>does not identify a unique value. Since that was Phil's point
>>in the first place, it is altogether unpersuasive in refuting him.
> My goodness, is c.d.t really this polite?

No, but Marshall is, though. ;) Jan, Vadim and quite a few others too.

> I see how my engine-revving wheel-spinning horn honking may
> have stood out a little now. Most of the rest of usenet is 
> a madhouse with monkeys throwing faeces at each other, and 
> the associated slapstick is all part of the daily fun of 
> such groups. Apologies. 

Don't sweat it. Nobody in c.d.t will find your response all that unique. Received on Mon Sep 25 2006 - 13:31:12 CEST

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