[R] Logical inconsistency

Patrick Connolly p_connolly at slingshot.co.nz
Mon Dec 8 06:42:50 CET 2008

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.

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