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