On Tue, Dec 11, 2001 at 12:22:46AM -0500, _brian_d_foy wrote:
> 'proven' means just what it means when i said it - to determine the
> truth of a statement.  there are plenty of people who claim to be
> Perl programmers or trainers who don't use or teach Perl.  some
> of them even write books about Perl.
> you gone too far towards the corporate side of things.  i wasn't
> using buzzwords.  i was speaking English.

Hmm. Not trying to start a war, just curious; does "proven" mean "vetted by
you"? I'm sure you're amply qualified to judge the quality of instruction,
etc., but this would severely limit the number of possible "proven"s.

Ben Okopnik
The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.
 -- B. F. Skinner

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