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The Wanderer inverseparadox
Tue May 10 02:59:14 CEST 2005

M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:

> The Wanderer <inverseparadox at comcast.net> writes:
>> M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:

>>> There's really not much point in discussing opinions on whether
>>> or not some particular combination of letters forms a word.
>>> Either it is, or it isn't, and any debate on the subject would
>>> have to be based around verifiable facts backing the arguments
>>> brought forth.
>> True; that is why I listed "opinion" as potentially irrelevant. As
>> a datapoint, however, as well as a potential indicator of what
>> would and would not be viewed as valid by the reading audience, my
>> experience may well have some bearing; this was roughly the
>> intended thrust of the above sentence.
> If you had cared to mention what this experience might be made up of,
> I would possibly have given your opinion stronger weight.

Sorry, I didn't think that needed mentioning, since there's nothing more
specific than "a lifetime of reading and speaking English". No more than
any other individual's ordinary experience might count for - i.e.,
primarily just a datapoint.

[native speaker of English]
>>> As am I, at least to some extent, despite my name.
>> Okay; I based the presumption that you weren't on the TLD from
>> which you post, though now that I look at it more closely I
>> actually have no idea what language(s) is (are) spoken there.
>> Apologies.
> Does .com have any geographic connotations these days?  Or were you
> thinking of .cx?  That's the Christmas Island, to which I have never
> been, and know nothing about.  In case you're curious, I am presently
> in Norway, and no, English is not an official language here.

Yes, .cx, the domain from which the message to which I had been replying
was posted - which as soon as I thought about it I did recognize as
"Christmas Island". I guess that, for this purpose, they're just a msil
service of some sort...

>>> Now let's get back to coding instead.  There it is so much easier
>>> to say what is right and what is not.
>> ...which, since it doesn't get anything changed, conveniently
>> leaves the side you were arguing for as 'winning' by default... but
>> okay, I'll drop the subject, for at least the time being.
> Well, in the end it's Michael's call.  Whichever way he decides, I
> won't argue.

Right. Michael? Any opinion, or do we just leave this lie?

       The Wanderer

Warning: Simply because I argue an issue does not mean I agree with any
side of it.

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