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On Feb 20, 2008 7:15 AM, Timothy Murphy <[email protected]> wrote:
> Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>
> >> As you know perfectly well, you have deleted the lines where I
> >> actually described my philosophy.
> >
> >   the entirely of the rest of that post, karl, reads as follows:
> >
> > "The latter takes 1 brain cell, and 2 hours of my computer's time.
> > Using jigdo has taken 100,000 of my brain cells so far,
> > and will probably take 15 minutes to run when I get it running.
> > Present rate of exchange: 1 brain cell = 1 hour computer time."
> >
> >   there is absolutely nothing there that describes a "philosophy" in
> > any way, shape or form.
>
> Oxford English Dictionary: philosophy
> 3 "a theory or attitude that guides one's behaviour".
>
> Incidentally, while I was wrong to say the 2 lines in question
> were not adjacent, it was perfectly clear that the "philosophy"
> I was referring to was that above,
> namely that I would prefer a method that takes me less time to understand
> as against one that takes my computer less time to complete.


You have a strange idea of pretty clear if you alone understood that.
At least three of us didn't.


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