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Re: The doors of perception (was Re: Repeater latency)

At 10:57 AM -0700 7/24/03, Nic Roozeboom wrote:
>But, it's all just a matter of convention - if you have no use for the 
>conventional distinction in terminology, by all means disregard it. Doing 
>so however would not garner much credibility in an engineering context 

Maybe in YOUR engineering context, not in all disciplines. I don't think 
that these terms are a well defined as you seem to think. We can probably 
all Google citations that back our personal definitions. For example, see:

In fact, this one from Alcatel seems to support both our definitions:

>>If it doesn't bother you, by all means go forth and be happy. We won't 
>condemn you because you have no sense of rhythm.
>Now, how did THAT enter this discussion?

If I had to guess, I would guess that it's humor. Perhaps a tad too dry 
for the email medium, but humor nonetheless.


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