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Re: Re: Reduce/Solve


On 14 Aug 2004, at 07:50, Andy Kowar wrote:
>
> Andrzej Kozlowski <akoz at mimuw.edu.pl> wrote in message 
> news:<cfcqor$44j$1 at smc.vnet.net>...
>
>> ... bugs are like acts of God ... which defy rationality ... .
>>
>> Andrzej
>
> I respectfully disagree. There is absolutely nothing irrational about
> bugs. They are flaws in the design and/or coding of computer programs.
> Though, they may look sometimes irrational for somebody with no access
> to code or debugging skills.
>
> AK
>
>

What can I say... It's truly a revelation... I have always thought bugs 
were inexplicable miracles and computers had minds and souls but it 
turns out that they are just  "flaws in the design and/or coding of 
computer programs" and, presumably, computers are just dumb machines!
It is indeed true: one learns new things all the time.

Andrzej Kozlowski



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