[Edu-sig] Low Enrollments
urnerk at qwest.net
Sat Oct 15 20:30:54 CEST 2005
> I am hoping that *that* is the role that .Net ends up playing.
Sounds like you're praying for a very expensive train wreck.
Just to make education better? Pretty high price tag.
If .NET is slated to go down the tubes, then kiss good-bye your online
eticketing and ebanking sites that use it (many already do, more will).
Do you have any strong feelings about J2EE? We should teach Sun's Java
> And by wrong technology, it doesn't mean that the technology is wrong.
> Just means that there end up being forces beyond their control (there
> still are a few things like that ;)) that ending up working against its
That'd be bad for Python, given its great promise as a key dynamic language
in upcoming Novell distros, as part of the GNOME desktop, and running atop
> When the French revolutionists sort to decimalize time, they had both
> absolute power and a good deal of logic on their side. And failed
Decimal time is not unfamiliar in many technical applications. A common
mistake is to think either/or. Not "astronomical OR atomic time" -- we can
have both standards in play.
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