Subject: Re: Competent programmers (was Re: is Lisp used in text parsing and processing tasks?)
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 13 Nov 2002 21:44:48 +0000
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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* Joe Marshall
| If there were no vet in the nearby area that specialized in the kind of
| pet that I had, then I'd prefer one that felt comfortable with all
| animals in the same family or order to one that felt that cats differed
| so much from dogs as to be incomprehensible.

  And then there are people who do not consider emergencies the proper
  focus of all their planning, philosophies, and ethics.

Erik Naggum, Oslo, Norway

Act from reason, and failure makes you rethink and study harder.
Act from faith, and failure makes you blame someone and push harder.