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Re: Re: floor problems

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  • Subject: [mg8301] Re: [mg8151] Re: [mg8113] floor problems
  • From: Lou Talman <me at>
  • Date: Sun, 24 Aug 1997 04:46:45 -0400
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Sean Ross wrote:

> You are finding out that the world does not behave exactly as
> described in abstract mathematical theory and to never blindly trust
> any calculating machine.

There are some assumptions buried here.  I cut my programming teeth on an
IBM 1620 in 1964.  I haven't trusted (whether blindly or no) any "calculating
machine" since then.  :-)

--Lou Talman

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