On Fri, 20 Dec 2002 18:06:14 -0600, "jim palmer" <firstname.lastname@example.org> said: > we're really getting into sticky philosophical territory here. > what does it mean to know something? To be concious of it. At least that is what I think Mark is referring to, so I don't think it's philosophical at all. > say, that suggests an interesting analogy. > do you need to know the capabilities of the edp to loop with it? > no, but it sure helps some people. (i'm gonna go ahead and say most > people) > same with formal music systems. > I think a better analogy would be: do you need the manual to learn to use the edp? Ernesto -- ernesto schnack http://schnack.does.it -- http://fastmail.fm - And now for something completely different...