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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] version aliases

From: Tom Lord
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] version aliases
Date: Thu, 8 Apr 2004 08:23:04 -0700 (PDT)

    > From: David Allouche <address@hidden>

    > On Mon, Apr 05, 2004 at 01:14:35PM -0700, Tom Lord wrote:

    > > You have to be careful if you want to propose ideas but not dig into
    > > details.   On the one hand, such input is very valuable --- it turns
    > > up (retrospectively) easy and obvious enhancements to add.   On the
    > > other hand, you have to watch out for getting in to "you want a pony
    > > with that?" mode..... i.e., asking for a "colorless green leaf" or a
    > > "room temperature solid water".   Good kibbitzing is hard.

    > Completely pointless nitpicking:

    > If the room is cold enough or if the wate is under high enough
    > pressures, "room temperature solid water" is perfectly possible. Though
    > admittedly not all that useful for practical use.

And, in the dark, a green leaf is in some sense colorless.

So, when do I get my pony?


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