Semantic analysis of one response (was Re: Autocoding project proposal.)

phil hunt philh at
Sun Jan 27 11:03:34 EST 2002

rOn Sun, 27 Jan 2002 02:20:48 GMT, Timothy Rue <threeseas at> wrote:
>On 26-Jan-02 20:13:38 Courageous <jkraska at> wrote:
>>>I think Timothy has an idea that would make computers
>>>much easier to use, but he's making one or more of the following
>>You forgot:
>>"Not realizing that many of the denizens of these newsgroups
>>are computer scientists engaged in active research efforts of
>>various kinds, including research into the field of computer
>>science per se, and that coming to this table with an attitude
>>of superiority and without at least somewhat having investigated
>>the prior art is more than a little bit of a mistake."
>Show the prior art you are refering to. If you can,  aren't just
>putting words together.

No! No! No!

*You* find and show the prior art. It is *your* project, not 

It is both arrogant and stupid to expect others to do your work for 

===== Philip Hunt ===== philh at =====
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One OS to bring them all and in the darkness bind them,
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