Re: Prescriptive design rules

From: Beowulf <>
Date: Fri, 07 Sep 2007 18:26:16 GMT
Message-ID: <cJgEi.46$Ot1.10_at_trnddc07>

Marshall wrote:
> On Aug 29, 7:54 pm, paul c <> wrote:

>> Bob Badour wrote:
>>> What are the rules of thumb of addition?
>> surely you mean rules of fingers!

> It depends. People use base ten, so they need all their
> fingers, including the thumbs, to do addition. However
> computers internally use only the binary language
> of ones and zeroes, and so can get by with just thumbs.
> Also, teenagers and their texting these days! Email
> is for old people they say.
> Marshall
> PS. And don't forget the binary language of moisture vaporators.

Which is very similar, in most respects, to the language used to program binary load lifters. Received on Fri Sep 07 2007 - 20:26:16 CEST

Original text of this message