[R] Logical inconsistency
Waclaw.Marcin.Kusnierczyk at idi.ntnu.no
Mon Dec 8 09:56:48 CET 2008
Patrick Connolly wrote:
> On Mon, 08-Dec-2008 at 02:05AM +0800, Berwin A Turlach wrote:
> |> G'day Wacek,
> |> On Sat, 06 Dec 2008 10:49:24 +0100
> |> Wacek Kusnierczyk <Waclaw.Marcin.Kusnierczyk at idi.ntnu.no> wrote:
> |> [....]
> |> > >> there is, in principle, no problem in having a high-level language
> |> > >> perform the computation in a logically consistent way.
> |> > >
> |> > > Is this now supposed to be a "Radio Eriwan" joke? As another saying
> |> > > goes: in theory there is no difference between theory and practice,
> |> > > in practice there is.
> |> >
> |> > no joke, sorry to disappoint you.
> |> Apparently it is, you seem to be a comedian without knowing it. :)
> I think this guy's a riot! Self-effacing humour is not easy to do,
> but he's really good at it. That wonderful phrase a bit further back
> in this thread where he referred to his 'fiercely truculent' whining
> is one deserving preservation.
> It's a shame the brilliance is lost somewhat by the use a keyboard
> that has no <Shift> key. I've found a lot of these wonderful musings
> too much effort to read. I'm not familiar with exotic keyboard
> layouts, but perhaps the Norwegian one uses <Shift> for something mere
> non-Nordics wouldn't understand. Pity that.
sorry. i write so much nonsense i have no time to press the shift. if
the lack of uppercase makes you skip my posts, the better for you.
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