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Re: [zzdev] Re: :zz,crel: Parting of the Versions again
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- Subject: Re: [zzdev] Re: :zz,crel: Parting of the Versions again
- From: Ted Nelson <ted@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 05 Nov 1998 20:49:14 +0900
- Cc: ted@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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- References: <Your message of "Thu, 05 Nov 1998 12:37:30 +0900." <22.214.171.124.19981105123730.008519e0@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Mark, I'm really honored more than I can say.
And we're all very glad you're on the team.
At 10:56 PM 11/4/98 -0500, you wrote:
>> You want the semantics to be a little simpler for elegance' sake.
>I guess I should explain myself a little better. I don't want it to
>be any way. It's your big idea and I'm not interested in arguining
>with you about how it should work.
>I just want you to explain the way it is.
>> 5. I think here we may have come to another parting of the versions.
>> If you would like to carry out parallel development of the
>> alternative you're thinking of, I'll be interested to try it.
>I'm not really interested in that this week. This week I want to make
>it the way Ted Nelson wants it. I had hoped that Andrew would put in
>my `shear' and `select' patches and release a new version and then you
>would see it and say ``No, it's almost what I want, but the details
>are wrong,'' and then I'd fix it.
>Later on when it's better developed and the internals are separated
>from the interface is the time that I'll diverge. While waiting for
>you folks to do something with the patches, I've been working on
>alternative front ends so that when Bek gets the front end separated
>from the back end I'll have enough expertise to replace the front end
>with something I like better.
Theodor Holm Nelson, Visiting Professor of Environmental Information
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Quotation of the day, 98.11.05:
Last words of Ludwig Wittgenstein: "Tell them I had a wonderful life."