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Re: [OT] Vivi, the Virtual Violinist, plays LilyPond music

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [OT] Vivi, the Virtual Violinist, plays LilyPond music
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2011 11:57:23 +0100
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Graham Percival <address@hidden> writes:

> On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 10:14:48AM +0200, Dmytro O. Redchuk wrote:
>> On Thu 17 Mar 2011, 18:08 Kieren MacMillan wrote:
>> > Unfortunately, "lower barrier of entry" almost always means "more crap to
>> > sift through".
>> The more crap -- the lower criteria barrier for "what is `crap'?".
>> The more crap will become "normal" and even "good thing".
> Has that happened with books?  Have stories become total crap over
> the past 10/50/200 years?

The average Usenet flame is less edifying to read than, say, Old French
fabliaux, or equivalent verbiage like "The Miller's Tale" in Chaucer's
"Canterbury Tales".

Mind you, those _are_ actually examples for unbelievably crude trash.

David Kastrup

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