23 May 2003 lkcl   » (Master)


regarding option processing: you may be interested to know that there is a [highly criticised] scientific basis for such coincidences of discovery.

when lagrange's theorem (a subgroup divides a group) is applied to information and intelligence, out pops from the maths the simple but startling conclusion that any discovery must be made simultaneously by several individuals.

so you're not alone :)

additional comments

read it more carefully: i state that when lagrange's theorem is APPLIED to information and intelligence and discoveries, where "the group" is "all knowledge", then it logically follows that "all knowledge" must be divisible by a "subgroup" - "some knowledge".

consequently, we can conclude that "knowledge" cannot be "discovered" by only ONE person, it must be "discovered" by MORE than one person, or that it isn't actually a discovery at all.

wireless cards

prism2 rocks. p.s. don't buy usb wireless devices.


lkcl: To quote the DFSG: 6. No Discrimination Against Persons or Groups The license must not discriminate against any person or group of persons.

Your software would thus be 'non-free', according to Debian.

bugger. oh well: i'll think of something. thanks for pointing this out, daniels.

positive action by omission

sab39, thanks for recommending a less political, more subversive and much more positive approach.

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