Re: the two questions
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2007 16:10:13 GMT
"Jon Heggland" <jon.heggland_at_idi.ntnu.no> wrote in message
> Quoth Brian Selzer:
>> "paul c" <toledobythesea_at_ooyah.ac> wrote in message
>>> In fact, your examples are pointlessly vague, even wanton, as the
>>> lack of appreciation by people here shows. Taken to unnecessary
>>> anything is bad. Over-precision by fatuous technocrats and other
>>> is a tremendous cost, complication and waste in modern society.
>>> I'll grant that over-precision is also possible by people who have no
>>> to grind but are simply mis-guided as to what purpose they are trying to
>>> achieve. Usually those types stop yelling about it after a while.
>>> Before the internet encouraged such vocabulary-on-steroids, these
>>> pointless conversations were labelled "contemplating infinity" and
>>> school kids could recognize it for what it was. Today they are more
>>> easily confused.
>> Can anybody out there follow the incoherent rant above?
> Certainly. I think it is one of Paul C's best posts ever.
I'm so glad it amuses you.
Received on Wed Nov 28 2007 - 17:10:13 CET